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Respiratory rate: the neglected vital sign

Michelle A Cretikos, Rinaldo Bellomo, Ken Hillman, Jack Chen, Simon Finfer and Arthas Flabouris
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (11): 657-659.
  • Michelle A Cretikos1
  • Rinaldo Bellomo2
  • Ken Hillman3
  • Jack Chen3
  • Simon Finfer4
  • Arthas Flabouris5

  • 1 Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Health, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Simpson Centre for Health Services Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
  • 4 Intensive Therapy Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 5 Intensive Care Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA.

Correspondence: mcretikos@optusnet.com.au

Competing interests:

None identified.

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