Children with special health care needs should have access to proper resources for safe transportation. This statement reviews important considerations for transporting children with special health care needs and provides current guidelines for the protection of children with specific health care needs, including those with a tracheostomy, a spica cast, challenging behaviors, or muscle tone abnormalities as well as those transported in wheelchairs.
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American Academy of Pediatrics| October 01 1999
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Committee on Injury and Poison Prevention; Transporting Children With Special Health Care Needs. Pediatrics October 1999; 104 (4): 988–992. 10.1542/peds.104.4.988
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