Infograph Shows Patient Safety Concerns, Benefits of Continuous Electronic Monitoring of Patients Receiving Opioids

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Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety releases infographic highlighting key findings about PCA patient risk factors, the role of alarm fatigue, and technological safety practices at hospitals across the USA

Infograph Shows Patient Safety Concerns, Benefits of Continuous Electronic Monitoring of Patients Receiving Opioids

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Last week the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety released the results from a national survey of United States hospitals on the administration of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA).

Today the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety released an infographic summarizing key findings

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About the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is an advocacy group devoted to improving patient health and safety. PPAHS supporters include physicians, patients, individuals, and organizations. For more information can be found at http://www.ppahs.org

PPAHS recently released a concise checklist that reminds caregivers of the essential steps needed to be taken to initiate Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) with a patient and to continue to assess that patient's use of PCA. For a free download of the PCA safety checklist, please visit http://www.ppahs.org

PPAHS is also developing a checklist targeting venous thromboembolism (commonly referred to as blood clots) for women having cesarean and vaginal delivery, and the extension of prophylaxis post discharge; for more on this initiative, please see http://ppahs.org/2013/05/02/preventing-death-following-cesarean-delivery/

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