Interhospital transfers: decision-making in critical care areas.

  title={Interhospital transfers: decision-making in critical care areas.},
  author={Anna See-Wing Lee and Mitch Lum and S J Beehan and K M Hillman},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={24 4},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the training of clinical staff in the use of interhospital transfer guidelines and to examine the underlying decision-making behavior in organizing patient transfers between hospitals. DESIGN Prospective assessment of clinical scenarios, given before (time 1), immediately after (time 2), and 3 months after (time 3) a program informing clinical staff about the use of interhospital transfer guidelines. SETTING Three emergency departments and one intensive care unit at… CONTINUE READING

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