Safety in intrahospital transportation: evaluation of respiratory and hemodynamic parameters. A prospective cohort study.


CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Intrahospital transportation of mechanically ventilated patients is a high-risk situation. We aimed to determine whether transfers could be safely performed by using a transportation routine. DESIGN AND SETTING Prospective cohort study with 'before and after' evaluation. METHODS Mechanically ventilated patients who needed… (More)


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