Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: In their study of hyperoxia and infection, Dr Belda and colleagues1 critique a similar study2 in which we urged caution before universal adoption of elective hyperoxia. We are concerned about their representation of our results.
Pryor KO, Lien CA, Fahey TJ, Goldstein PA. Supplemental Oxygen and Risk of Surgical Wound Infection. JAMA. 2006;295(14):1641-1643. doi:10.1001/jama.295.14.1642-a