A draft of the VTE Safety Recommendations was presented at the annual conference of the National Perinatal Association conference which took place November 7-9, 2014.
Michael Wong, JD, founder and executive director of the Physician-Patient Alliance, says that the presentation was made to encourage comments and responses from healthcare professionals involved with caring for the health and well-being of mothers and infants:
"The positive reception by healthcare professionals that work closely to improve the health and well-being of mothers and infants was very encouraging," says Mr. Wong.
For a copy of the draft handout, please click here. Please note that this is a draft and does not represent a final product, and should not be taken to necessarily represent the final opinion of the VTE panel assembled by PPAHS.
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 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 safety recommendations targeting venous thromboembolism (commonly referred to as
|SOURCE Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS)|
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