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Feature

EMA recommendation on hydroxyethyl starch solutions obscured controversy

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1287 (Published 20 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1287

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Data too important to share: do those who control the data control the message?

Opinion

Even normal saline is harmful if used wrongly, so why did EMA single out hydroxyethyl starch?