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Respiratory assessment

Janet Hunter Lecturer, City Community and Health Sciences incorporating St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London
Karen Rawlings-Anderson Senior lecturer, City Community and Health Sciences incorporating St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London

This article, part of Nursing Standards clinical skills series, discusses the ‘look, listen and feel’ approach to respiratory assessment. This will assist nurses to carry out a basic respiratory assessment of the patient.

Correspondence j.a.hunter@city.ac.uk

Nursing Standard. 22, 41,41-43. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.06.22.41.41.c6576

Published in print: 18 June 2008

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This article has been subject to double blind peer review