Paediatric and Neonatal Safe Transfer and Retrieval: The Practical Approach
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Part I: Introduction.
Chapter 1 Introduction.
Chapter 2 The structured approach to transfers.
Part II: Managing the transfer.
Chapter 3 Assessment and control.
Chapter 4 Communication.
Chapter 5 Evaluation.
Chapter 6 Preparation and packaging.
Chapter 7 Transportation.
Chapter 8 Putting ACCEPT into practice.
Part III: Practical aspects of paediatric and neonatal transfer medicine.
Chapter 9 Oxygen therapy and monitoring.
Chapter 10 Securing and packaging.
Part IV: Assessment and clinical aspects of transfer medicine.
Chapter 11 Introduction to the clinical assessment of children.
Chapter 12 Specifi c clinical conditions.
Part V: Special considerations.
Chapter 13 Parent support.
Chapter 14 Air transfers: an introduction.
Chapter 15 Transfers and management of the child for scans in the radiology department.
Chapter 16 Transporting the child with a diffi cult airway.
Chapter 17 Keeping safe in the transport environment.
Chapter 18 The infectious or contaminated child.
Chapter 19 Governance, legal and insurance issues.
Chapter 20 Documentation.
Part VI: Appendices.
Appendix A Intensive care levels: classifi cation of ICU patient dependency.
Appendix B The PaNSTaR transfer master: a summary of ACCEPT.
Appendix C Transfer aide-memoire.
Appendix D Checklists.
Appendix E Generic referral form.
Appendix F Transfer competences.
Appendix G Glossary.
Appendix H References and further information.
- A practical guide which provides an introduction to the knowledge required to undertake the transfer of sick children and neonates
- An excellent reference for those regularly involved in transfers or for the non-specialist team required to undertake occasional transfers
- Developed by a multiprofessional group of experts from across the UK
- Closely linked to the STaR (Safe Transfer and Retrieval) ALSG courses and uses the ACCEPT approach throughout the text.