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April 12, 2006

Supplemental Oxygen and Risk of Surgical Wound Infection

Author Affiliations

Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2006;295(14):1641-1643. doi:10.1001/jama.295.14.1642-a

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.