Central funding and a central resource providing information are neededBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7062.940a (Published 12 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:940
- Ian Barker, Consultant anaesthetist
- Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Sheffield S10 2TH
EDITOR,—R H Davies is to be praised for the sensitive approach taken in striving to obtain the most appropriate care for a ventilated patient.1 Undoubtedly those readers who have been in a similar situation will have been reminded of their own experiences and the seemingly endless round of meetings that took place.
In 1993 I undertook a postal survey of members of the Paediatric Intensive Care Society asking about children ventilated at home in Britain. I hoped, forlornly, to organise a …