Darwin to Melbourne: A cross-country journey to save a baby's life

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Australian-first journey uses ‘ICU fit for the skies’ to save critically ill babyPostedCradled in his mother’s arms, Davey Marika is just six weeks old and barely knows life outside of hospital walls.
Two hospitals at opposite ends of the country have coordinated an Australian-first rescue journey to save the infant, using new technology they hope will improve the survival rate of critically ill babies across the Northern Territory.
“This is the first time that a baby has been transported such a long way using a high frequency ventilator,” Dr Woodward said.
‘My heart cried’Today, baby Davey is on the path to recovery.
“It was a very, very frightening journey for my grandson and for me and my daughter too,” Ms Marika said.
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