Leadership DIMENSIONUse of a Specialized Transport Team for Intrahospital Transport of Critically Ill PatientsMcLenon, Melissa RN, MS, ACNP, CCNS Author Information ABOUT THE AUTHOR Melissa McLenon, RN, MS, ACNP, CCNS, has worked in critical care for over 11 years. She is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for Surgical Critical Care at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. She is a graduate student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Melissa McLenon, 7826 Shallowbrook Ct, Severn, MD 21144 ([email protected]). Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: September 2004 - Volume 23 - Issue 5 - p 225-229 Buy AbstractIn Brief The transport of critically ill patients is challenging for nurses and patients alike. It is imperative that patient safety be the primary focus. The use of a specialized transport team can help to alleviate many of the adverse effects of the transport. Transferring critically ill patients can be challenging. This article discusses the use of a special team for this purpose. © 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.