Handbook of Pediatric and Neonatal Transport Medicine
David G. Jaimovich, D. Vidyasagar
Hanley & Belfus, 2002 - Medical - 582 pages
The new edition of this popular text provides practical information for developing an efficient organization for transport, acquaints the reader with all available modes of transportation, and presents strategies for handling a wide array of neonatal and pediatric medical problems in the transport setting. All these elements work toward the goal of providing transport care as an extension of the intensive care unit. Follows the latest guidelines from the Transport Medicine Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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Transport Management Considerations
Organization of a Neonatal Transport Program
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