Study aims to set up national database of children receiving ventilatory support

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7062.940b (Published 12 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:940
  1. E Jardine, Research sister,
  2. C Wallis, Consultant paediatrician
  1. Respiratory Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London WC1N 3JH

    EDITOR,—Arranging for children who are dependent on technology to be treated at home is often fraught with difficulties before and after discharge. The decision taken by R H Davies's team to transfer the care of a girl who was dependent on a ventilator from an adult intensive care unit to her own home was one that required a great deal of insight and planning.1 In …

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