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Neonatal transport 

Neonatal transport
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Neonatal transport
Author(s):

Grenville Fox

, Nicholas Hoque

, and Timothy Watts

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198703952.003.0018
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date: 08 April 2020

This chapter gives an overview of neonatal transport. The introduction includes indications for transfer and key elements of safe and effective transfer. There is a step-by-step description of the entire process including preparation, stabilization, and transfer including the support of families. We have included a referral template and an equipment checklist. There is discussion of difficult situations including when a baby cannot be stabilized, declining transfer, and death during transfer.

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