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 alerton the risk of harm from inappropriate placement of pulse oximeter probes. See recommendations 1.1.5 and 1.1.19.

November 2021: We added a link to NICE's guideline on babies, children and young people's experience of healthcare in section 1.

August 2016: We deleted an out-of-date research recommendation.

ISBN: 978-1-4731-2043-3

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