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Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on Transport Medicine, author

Title Guidelines for air and ground transport of neonatal and pediatric patients / author, Section on Transport Medicine American Academy of Pediatrics ; Robert M. Insoft, editor-in-chief ; Hamilton P. Schwartz, associate editor ; Jan Romito, special consultant ; S. Nicole Alexander, AAP staff
Edition Fourth edition
Published Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 488 pages) : illustrations
Contents Organization of a neonatal-pediatric interfacility transport service -- Communications and the dispatch center -- Administrative issues -- Transport program administrators and health care professionals -- Team composition, selection, and training -- Safety -- Altitude physiology and the stresses of flight -- Vehicle selection -- Equipment and medications -- Quality improvement -- Marketing the pediatric-neonatal transport program -- Outreach education -- Financial considerations for a transport program -- The transport patient care database
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 2, 2015)
Subject Critically ill children -- Transportation -- United States.
Interhospital transport of children -- Standards -- United States.
Pediatric emergency services -- United States.
Transportation of Patients -- standards.
Patient Transfer -- standards.
Form Electronic book
Author Alexander, S. Nicole, contributor
Insoft, Robert M., editor
Romito, Jan, contributor
Schwartz, Hamilton P., editor
American Academy of Pediatrics. Task Force on Interhospital Transport.
ISBN 1581109792 (electronic bk.)
9781581109795 (electronic bk.)