Guidelines for Air and Ground Transport of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients, 4th Edition.

Medicine, AAP Section on Transport.
Elk Grove Village, Chicago : American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015.
1 online resource (499 pages)
4th ed.

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Interhospital transport of children -- Standards -- United States.
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Completely revised and updated, the new 4th edition includes must-have information and guidelines for health care professionals and hospital systems interested in developing transport systems and improving the transport care they deliver. Authored by leading experts in transport medicine, the editorial team is devoted to ensuring that appropriate evidence-based conclusions and recommendations are included, when available, for the clinical and administrative subjects presented.  The 4th edition covers all aspects of air and ground transport - from team organization and training to equipment selection, quality improvement, safety, ethics and much more. Obtain the latest guidelines to insure quality of care and safety during transport with this leading-edge publication..
Front Cover
Inside Front Cover
Copyright Page
Acknowledgement Page
Dedication Page
Mission Statement
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Organization of a Neonatal-Pediatric Interfacility Transport Service
Chapter 2 Transport Program Administration
Chapter 3 Transport Team Clinicians, Health CareProfessionals, and Team Composition
Chapter 4 Transport Program Personnel,Training, and Assessment
Chapter 5 Communications and the Dispatch Center
Chapter 6 Equipment and Medications
Chapter 7 Legal Issues
Chapter 8 Quality Improvement
Chapter 9 Safety
Chapter 10 Transport Mode: Issues, Timing, Safety, Selection Criteria, Considerations, and Options
Chapter 11 Transport Physiology and Stresses of Transport
Chapter 12 Patient- and Family-Centered Care
Chapter 13 Marketing the Neonatal-Pediatric Transport Program
Chapter 14 Outreach Education
Chapter 15 Financial Considerations
Chapter 16 Database Development and Application
Chapter 17 Transport Research
Chapter 18 Ethics
Chapter 19 Accreditation
Chapter 20 Special Considerations for Neonatal-Pediatric Transport
Chapter 21 Telemedicine in Transport
Chapter 22 Stress Management, Debriefing, and Team Health
Chapter 23 Involvement and Integration With EMS
Appendix A Sample Position Descriptions
Appendix B Sample Transport Database Collection Fields
Appendix C Sample Transport Medicine Transfer Agreement
Appendix D Policies and Procedures
Appendix E Transport Resources
Appendix F Key Elements of a Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Team
Appendix G Emergency Medical Conditions Form
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Insoft, Robert M.
Schwartz, , MEd, FAAP, FACEP, Hamilton P.
Romito, MSN, NNP, Janice.
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Print version: Medicine, AAP Section on Transport Guidelines for Air and Ground Transport of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients, 4th Edition