In our trust we don’t have paediatric critical care beds. However, in our region we use EMBRACE (a paediatric critical care transport team), who can transfer critically ill children to specialist centers (in or out of region).
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To maintain or restore patency of the ductus arteriosus
Only to be used in infants who are ventilated or where ventilation is immediately available
DO NOT DELAY IN STARTINGAlprostadilif: there is clinical
suspicion of duct dependent CHD while waiting for paediatric cardiology opinion OR echocardiogram, even when in-house echo facilities are present.