Pediatric Consultation and Transfer Guidelines [Full Text PDF]. DOH 530-092 (Revised April 2012). Washington State Department of Health Office of Community Health Systems.
This eleven page publication “contains guidelines of when to transfer the critically injured and/or ill pediatric patient.”
Review of the document provides clear, concise criteria for the transfer of the pediatric patient who needs more care than the local hospital can give.
Page 7 has excellent suggestions on how to decide on the composition of the pediatric transport team:
The Transfer Information to be sent with the pediatric patient: