Mortality rates were very high and newborn medical care was lacking.
Physicians were driven to increase knowledge and care for the newborn.
Birth rates were increasing and care of the neonate was adequate for the time.
Newborns were transported to hospitals via wooden box heated with a lamp.
Colorado Medical Center
Dr. Sydney Segal
Dr. Joseph Bolivar DeLee
Public health nurses
Improve patient outcomes.
Stabilize the patient.
Initiate advanced care to the patient.
Establish standards of care.
To outline the team's goals and measure of success and insufficiency.
To address the care provided to the patients.
To evaluate the team's performance for each transported patient.
To include the family in the transport process.
A "scoop and swoop" team.
Comprised only of physicians and residents.
An extention of intensive care.
Only responsible for the transport of stable children.
Require long working hours.
Require a company vehicle.
Are required to have more expertise.