Naughty intensivists have been ignoring the revised labelling for hydroxyethyl starch solutions.

There are now two drug utilisation studies on the effectiveness of the risk minimisation measures implemented in the Marketing Approval for starches. The results are humiliating for anaesthetists and critical care clinicians in Europe. Every year up to 1.5 million patients in the EU are give hydroxyethyl starch. Up to 34% of Starch prescriptions are…… Continue reading Naughty intensivists have been ignoring the revised labelling for hydroxyethyl starch solutions.