Transporting children with special health care needs

M. Bull, P. Agran, D. Laraque, S. H. Pollack, G. A. Smith, H. R. Spivak, M. Tenenbein, S. B. Tully

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Abstract

Children with special health care needs should have access to proper resources for safe transportation. This statement reviews important considerations for transporting children with special health care needs and provides current guidelines for the protection of children with specific health care needs, including those with a tracheostomy, a spica cast, challenging behaviors, or muscle tone abnormalities as well as those transported in wheelchairs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)988-992
Number of pages5
JournalPediatrics
Volume104
Issue number4 I
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1999

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