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Archivos de Pediatría del Uruguay

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NAVATTA, Raúl et al. First experiences of helicopter transportation of children in Uruguay. Arch. Pediatr. Urug. [online]. 2021, vol.92, n.2, e308.  Epub Dec 01, 2021. ISSN 0004-0584.

We present the first three pediatric patients transported by helicopter with severe cranioencephalic trauma assisted at our institution. The assistance protocol used in our Hospital for the reception, stabilization and timely transfer is shown after coordination with public and private health providers.

Informed consent was requested from the children’s parents for the use of the data in scientific activities and publications.

Keywords : Traumatic brain injuries; Trasportation of patients; Air ambulances; Pediatrics.

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