Opioid Safety, Patient Safety, Respiratory Compromise

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) Needs Your Help: How Effective is Capnography Monitoring?

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) has called for feedback on its report, “Capnography for Monitoring End-Tidal CO2 in Hospital and Pre-hospital Settings: A Health Technology Assessment”.

CADTH was created in 1989 by “Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial governments, CADTH was born from the idea that Canada needs a coordinated approach to assessing health technologies.” As the tagline on CADTH’s website proclaims – “When Canada’s health care decision-makers need to know, they ask CADTH. We’re a trusted source for evidence on drugs and medical devices.” Read More

Patient Safety

Weekly Must Reads in Patient Safety and Health Care (August 21, 2015)

Two lessons learned for this week’s must reads in patient safety and health care – (1) Monitor with Capnography to Improve Patient Safety and (2) Planning Helps Manage the Health Care Risk in Obese Pregnant Mothers. Read More