Emergency departments who have a coordinator(s) dedicated to the care of pediatric patients are more prepared .
Pre-planning for a pediatric transfer will ensure a safe and timely inter-facility transports.
In-hospital mortality decreases in critically ill children in ED's with a higher pediatric readiness scores
Inter-hospital Transfers Chapter 4, pages 30 -40
Transfer agreement templates
Resources for the unique needs of pediatric care and safety
Equipment considerations for umbilical vein kit
The death of a child in the ED is medically complex and emotionally challenging. The AAP provides resources for dealing with pediatric death before, during and after in the ED setting.