Vitamin C for cardiac surgery patients: several errors in a published meta-analysis

Harri Hemilš and Elizabeth Chalker

Nutrients (2020) comment

While our paper about vitamin C and mechanical ventilation was in press
Vitamin C may reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients: a meta-regression analysis
https://doi.org/10.1186/s40560-020-0432-y
we did not have available the DOI for our comment in Nutrients, which is our ref 51 in the above paper.

This is the final proof of the Nutrients (2020) comment:

https://www.mv.helsinki.fi/home/hemila/hill/hill_proofs.pdf

and this is the supplementary file for the comment; it shows details and further problems in the Hill et al paper:

https://www.mv.helsinki.fi/home/hemila/hill/hill_supplement.pdf

The Hill et al (2019) paper (our refrence 50) was published as:
https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11092103
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6769534


Harri Hemilš
Department of Public Health
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
harri.hemila@helsinki.fi
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