Management of Inter-Hospital Transfer of Patients with COVID-19, October 2022
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This document provides technical recommendations on the methodology of developing a system* to transfer COVID-19 patients from one hospital to another, in preparation for the ongoing and anticipated surge of patients in outbreaks, epidemics or disasters. It outlines procedures and recommendations at each stage of the interhospital transfer from dispatch to patient arrival. This document is intended for all decision makers and professionals involved in the assessment, care, and management of patients requiring secondary transfers between hospitals and alternative medical care sites (AMCS) that are providing inpatient services and critical care.
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