Working group. Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgements. Contact details and website information. Part I: Introduction. Chapter 1 Introduction. Chapter 2 The structured approach to transfers. Part II: Managing the transfer. Chapter 3 Assessment and control. Chapter 4 Communication. Chapter 5 Evaluation. Chapter 6 Preparation and packaging. Chapter 7 Transportation. Chapter 8 Putting ACCEPT into practice. Part III: Practical aspects of paediatric and neonatal transfer medicine. Chapter 9 Oxygen therapy and monitoring. Chapter 10 Securing and packaging. Part IV: Assessment and clinical aspects of transfer medicine. Chapter 11 Introduction to the clinical assessment of children. Chapter 12 Specifi c clinical conditions. Part V: Special considerations. Chapter 13 Parent support. Chapter 14 Air transfers: an introduction. Chapter 15 Transfers and management of the child for scans in the radiology department. Chapter 16 Transporting the child with a diffi cult airway. Chapter 17 Keeping safe in the transport environment. Chapter 18 The infectious or contaminated child. Chapter 19 Governance, legal and insurance issues. Chapter 20 Documentation. Part VI: Appendices. Appendix A Intensive care levels: classifi cation of ICU patient dependency. Appendix B The PaNSTaR transfer master: a summary of ACCEPT. Appendix C Transfer aide-memoire. Appendix D Checklists. Appendix E Generic referral form. Appendix F Transfer competences. Appendix G Glossary. Appendix H References and further information. Index. . . .
The Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG), Manchester UK, began life in 1990 and became a registered medical education charity in 1993. The organisation exists to "preserve life by providing training and education to the general public and in particular but not exclusively to doctors, nurses and other members of the medical profession, in life saving techniques". The book is written and edited by Emergency Medicine specialists who are Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) trainers.