Transport of the critically ill child.

E. Doyle, J. Freeman, D. Hallworth, N. S. Morton

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Abstract

The principles of stabilization before, and monitoring during, transportation are well established in adult intensive care practice but less so in paediatrics. The speed with which critically ill children deteriorate and the aggressiveness of treatment needed are often underestimated. A dedicated, fully funded and staffed transport service for each paediatric referral centre in the UK is urgently required.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)314-319
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Hospital Medicine
Volume48
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 16 1992

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    Doyle, E., Freeman, J., Hallworth, D., & Morton, N. S. (1992). Transport of the critically ill child. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 48(6), 314-319.