NICE guidance ignored incentive spirometryBMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5370 (Published 21 August 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5370
- Amit Patel, specialist registrar in haematology and intensive care medicine1
- 1Imperial College London; Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NN, UK
It is disappointing that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidance on managing an acute painful sickle cell episode in hospital did not advocate incentive spirometry as an …
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