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Table 3 Incidents during MICU transfer

From: Quality of interhospital transport of the critically ill: impact of a Mobile Intensive Care Unit with a specialized retrieval team

Incident frequency (%)
Leakage of compressed air 4.1
MICU breakdown, due to 1.4
-dysfunctional loading bridge* 1.4
-dysfunctional exterior lighting* 1.4
-starting problems 1.4
No display respiratory curve 1.4
Failure heater during transfer 1.4
Failure perfusorpump to purge 1.4
Total 12.5%
  1. * transfer performed by great volume ambulance.