HDU checklist: in preparation for retrieval (West of Scotland Critical Care Guidelines)

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Items to check

Tick/ initial and time once complete

A

 

Airway adjuncts available if necessary

 

B

 

Mask and bag/ t piece available

 

End tidal CO2 available

 

Suction, tubing and appropriate yanker

 

C

 

ECG monitoring on

 

Functioning IV access in place

 

Frequency of observations decided including blood pressure

 

Scotstar drug chart printed

 

Consider drawing up resus drugs

 

D

 

Sepsis 6 checklist filled out if applicable – PTO for checklist

 

In correct bed space

 

Highlighted as a watcher

 

Decide frequency of medical reviews

 

Consider discussion with ITU

 

Ensure algorithms are available in event of deterioration

 

 

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 13 August 2019

Next review: 13 August 2021

Author(s): West of Scotland Critical Care Network

Approved By: West of Scotland Critical Care Network