Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is an advocacy group dedicated to improving patient health and safety. PPAHS seeks to advance key patient health and safety initiatives that significantly impact patient lives and to do so in a prescriptive and practical manner.
“We have previously recommended the development of an action plan to implement effective physiological monitoring of patients on PCA therapy. As such, I would concur with the VHA recommendations on this [to use PCA pumps with integrated capnography].”
“For pregnant women, the risk of VTE is 4-5 times higher than women who are not pregnant. Moreover, this risk is at least twice as much following cesarean delivery.”