785 TRANSCUTANEOUS MONITOR (TCM) RECORDS: PATTERNS OF ACQUISITION AND DISPOSITION IN THE UNITED STATES

@article{Peevy1985785TM,
  title={785 TRANSCUTANEOUS MONITOR (TCM) RECORDS: PATTERNS OF ACQUISITION AND DISPOSITION IN THE UNITED STATES},
  author={Keith J. Peevy and Michael W. Hall},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1985},
  volume={19},
  pages={241A-241A}
}
Medicolegal questions exist regarding the need for and disposition of permanent records of TCM results. Because national norms for handling of TCM records should be helpful in establishing a medicolegal precedent, we surveyed 122 institutions to determine national habits of acquisition and disposition of TCM records. Seventy-one (58%) institutions using TCM responded with the following results:Of 71 responding institutions, 66% maintain no permanent copy of TCM results, and only 22% routinely…