Update information

Update information

Minor changes since publication

October 2022: We added text to indicate that pulse oximetry may be less reliable in people with dark skin. We also added a link to the NHS patient safety alert on the risk of harm from inappropriate placement of pulse oximeter probes. See recommendations 1.4.1 and 1.4.2.

October 2021: We added links to NICE's guidelines on babies, children and young people's experience of healthcare and on shared decision making in section 1.6.

ISBN: 978-1-4731-3339-6

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)