London group's findings supported by study in Leeds

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7023.120b (Published 13 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:120
  1. Steven H Cray
  1. Senior registrar in anaesthesia Department of Anaesthesia, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE

    EDITOR,—I was interested to read the paper describing the experience of the paediatric retrieval team at St Mary's Hospital in London,1 having recently reported a similar study of the paediatric retrieval service based at Leeds General Infirmary.2 Our study of 50 children referred for transfer by a specialist retrieval team over six months used two scores derived from the paediatric risk of mortality and the therapeutic intervention scoring system to assess …

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