[PDF] Best practice guidelines for the management and transfer of patients with a diagnosis of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm to a specialist vascular centre

Source:
Royal College of Emergency Medicine - RCEM
Publisher:
Royal College of Emergency Medicine;Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland;Royal College of Radiologists
Publication date:
30 September 2012

Abstract

A guidleline to ensure that patients with a diagnosis of ruptured aortic aneurysm receive equity of access to a specialist vascular centre for expert assessment and transfer. It also provides emergency departments with guidance on the assessment, resuscitation and preparation for transfer to a specialist centre if the diagnosis is made elsewhere.