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Neonatal & Pediatric Transport Team

 

The Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Neonatal & Pediatric Transport Team transports neonates, children and adolescents to UCLA Medical Center, Westwood and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica to receive advanced surgical and medical care.

  • Our team consists of an intensive care pediatric nurse and a pediatric respiratory therapist with advanced training and orientation to neonatal and pediatric transport.

  • Depending on patient acuity, pediatric critical care physicians are available to accompany the team.

  • We have access to state-of-the-art ground ambulances as well as rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircrafts with the latest flight safety technology and satellite phone communication.

  • Stabilization begins as soon as the team arrives. Treatment modalities available on transport include:

    • ECMO

    • Inhaled nitric oxide

    • Monitoring

    • Non-invasive and invasive ventilation

  • We make every effort, depending on patient acuity and transport vehicle used, to allow parents to accompany their child during transport.


 

Neonatal & Pediatric Transport Team


Contact Us

To transfer a patient to Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, please call the UCLA Medical Center Transfer Center at (310) 825-0909

 

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