2 The structured approach to transfers.
Part II: Managing the transfer.
3 Assessment and control.
6 Preparation and packaging.
8 Putting ACCEPT into practice.
Part III: Practical aspects of transfer medicine.
9 Oxygen therapy and monitoring.
10 Securing and packaging.
Part IV: Assessment and clinical aspects of transfer medicine.
Chapter 11 Introduction to the clinical assessment of patients.
Chapter 12 Specific clinical conditions.
Part V: Special considerations.
13 Paediatric transfers – an introduction.
14 Air transfer – an introduction.
15 Keeping staff safe.
16 The infectious or contaminated patient.
17 Legal and insurance issues.
Part VI: Appendices.
Appendix A Levels of clinical care for hospitalised adults.
Appendix B The Transfer Master.
Appendix C Oxygen cylinder sizes and contents.
Appendix D Oxygen therapy guidelines.
Appendix E Paediatric transfers: an aide-mémoire.
Appendix F Paediatric transfer equipment list.
Appendix G Generic transfer checklists appropriate for the inter-hospital transfer of level 3 patients.
Appendix H STaR-based general transfer checklist.
Appendix I Transfer competences.
References and further information.
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