Paediatric and Neonatal Safe Transfer and Retrieval

Paediatric and Neonatal Safe Transfer and Retrieval

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With over ten thousand inter-hospital transfers of children and neonates now taking place every year in the UK, this book, and the associated training course run by the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) have been developed to provide an introduction to the knowledge required to undertake these transfers. Paediatric and Neonatal Safe Transfer and Retrieval (PaNSTaR) is aimed at healthcare professionals either beginning their training in paediatric or neonatal transport and those who are involved in undertaking such transfers on an occasional basis. Developed by a multi-professional group from across the UK, this new title incorporates a systematic approach throughout. This approach is adapted from the adult STaR course and covers the following: an overview of the current delivery of childrena€™s transport services the ACCEPT approach - Assessment - Control - Communication - Evaluation - Preparation and Packaging - Transportation practical issues that are encountered during the transfer process from both an equipment and a clinical perspective special considerations and circumstances that require additional planning useful appendices that contain supporting information, sample checklists and example documentation. For more details on the ALSG training courses please visit the ALSG website at www.alsg.orgsee also air ambulances; CEN (European Committee for Standardization) compliance ambulance crews, manual handling ... 171 fixed to stretcher 30 fixing 35 transposition of the great arteries case study 53 Babypac 63 baga€“valvea€“mask system 63 ... 73 failure 71, 72, 73 inverters 73 non-rechargeable 71a€“2 rechargeable 71a€“2, 73 Beckwitha€“Wiedemann syndrome, ... 90 intrinsic heart disease 102 meconium aspiration syndrome 106 neonatal circulatory support 105 pneumothorax 89anbsp;...

Title:Paediatric and Neonatal Safe Transfer and Retrieval
Author:Advanced Life Support Group
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-01-26


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