TITLE

Transfer of the critically ill child

AUTHOR(S)
Hawkins, Kay C.
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain;Dec2002, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the factors to consider in the transport of critically ill children. It explains the importance of the transport of critically ill children by specialized teams, including the reduction in morbidity and risks of adverse events. It advises referring hospitals to provide high dependency care for such patients. In addition, the article notes the importance of adequate resuscitation and stabilization prior to the transport of patients.
ACCESSION #
44397950

 

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