Checklist

Check List for Transit

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Careful Preparation for Retrieval Transport Improves Care & Reduces Risk
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  • Airway secure
  • O2 insitu
  • IV access established and secure
  • Fluid resuscitation commenced
  • Urinary catheter inserted and secure
  • Pain controlled
  • Wounds covered
  • Patient is warm
  • Elevate burnt area as appropriate
  • Tetanus status determined and appropriate prophylaxis
  • Nasogastric insitu as necessary
  • Next of kin aware
  • Retrieval service and receiving hospital aware
  • History and relevant documentation copied

The Alfred Hospital gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support and contribution of Skilled Medical in funding this project.  For more information on Skilled Medical, please visit www.skilledmedical.com
Supported by:

Ambulance Victoria The Alfred Victorian Adult Burn Services at The Alfred The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne