Respiratory rate 1: why measurement and recording are crucial.

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Respiratory rate is a vital sign but it is frequently omitted, inaccurately measured and not recorded. This article, the first in a six-part series on respiratory rate, explores the importance of respiratory monitoring in acute care. The article also explains why nurses need education, skills and knowledge to assess this neglected vital sign.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-24
JournalNursing times
Issue number4
Early online date2 Apr 2018
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 2 Apr 2018


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