Emergency Medicine: Open Access

Emergency Medicine: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7548

Georg M Schmölzer

Georg M Schmölzer
Royal Alexandra Hospital,
10240 Kingsway Avenue NW, T5H 3V9, Edmonton, Alberta

  • Research Article
    Monitoring during Neonatal Transport

    Author(s): Megan O’Reilly and Georg M SchmölzerMegan O’Reilly and Georg M Schmölzer

    Approximately 1% of newborn infants require transport for continuation of neonatal care. Main indications are congenital malformations, respiratory distress syndrome and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Specialized neonatal transport teams are skilled in patient care, communication, equipment management, and extensively trained in resuscitation, stabilization, and transport of critically ill infants. There is increasing evidence that clinical assessment is imprecise and can be misleading. This article aims to describe potential monitoring to aid the neonatal transport team during stabilisation and transport of critical ill newborns. .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7548.S1-001


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