BTS guideline for oxygen use in adults in healthcare and emergency settings

@article{Odriscoll2017BTSGF,
  title={BTS guideline for oxygen use in adults in healthcare and emergency settings},
  author={B. R. O'driscoll and Luke S Howard and J Earis and V Mak},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2017},
  volume={72},
  pages={ii1 - ii90}
}
Abbreviations and symbols used in this guideline Executive summary Summary of recommendations Section 1 Introduction Section 2 Methodology of guideline production Section 3 Normal values and definitions 
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