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Transfer of acutely ill patients 

Transfer of acutely ill patients
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Transfer of acutely ill patients
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Denise Hinge

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199564385.003.14
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date: 08 April 2020

Chapter 14 discusses the transfer of acutely ill patients and examines intra- and inter-hospital transfer, features of a good hospital transfer, physiological changes during transfer, preparation for safe transfer, clinical assessment before transfer, health records, clinical skills required during transfer, transfer equipment, handover, and medical and legal issues related to transfer.

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