Posted on September 30th, 2011 by
A bedridden patient who predicted he wouldn’t survive a move from a now-closed Illinois charity hospital has died three weeks after his transfer to a nursing home, family and friends said Thursday… Transferring ventilator patients requires detailed planning, including making sure the new facility has similar equipment, said Steven Sittig, a respiratory therapist and pediatric transport clinical specialist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Sittig chairs the transport specialty section of the American Association for Respiratory Care.
Washington Post (AP), 9/30/11
Additional coverage: Sacramento Bee
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