Transporting children with special health care needs

Council on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention

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Abstract

Children with special health care needs should have access to proper resources for safe transportation as do typical children. This policy statement reviews important considerations for transporting children with special health care needs and provides current guidance for the protection of children with specific health care needs, including those with airway obstruction, orthopedic conditions or procedures, developmental delays, muscle tone abnormalities, challenging behaviors, and gastrointestinal disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberY
JournalPediatrics
Volume143
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Council on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention (2019). Transporting children with special health care needs. Pediatrics, 143(5), [Y]. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2019-0724