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A reader has provided feedback about paediatric vital signs in our September 2016 issue, and has highlighted the importance of knowing age-based physiological variables for hospitalised children. Please refer to the following article for more information:

Bonafide CP, Brady PW, Keren R, Conway PH, Marsolo K, Daymont C. (2013).  Development of heart and respiratory rate percentile curves for hospitalized children. Pediatrics,131 (4), e1150-e1157).


A table summarising the parameters outlined in the article can be found at:

http://www.rch.org.au/clinicalguide/guideline_index/Normal_Ranges_for_Physiological_Variables/


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