Patient Safety Tool: Patient-Controlled Analgesia Checklist

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety offers complimentary resources to advance patient health and safety initiatives and improve quality of acre.

The Patient-Controlled Analgesia Checklist was assembled by the PPAHS and includes input from physicians at 13 healthcare organizations, including Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University, Cleveland Clinic, Cambridge, Mass.-based Harvard University, Stanford (Calif.) University and Philadelphia-based University of Pennsylvania.

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The checklist includes items to consider upon pump initiation, refilling or programming change as well as items to consider during shift changes.

Download the tool for use in your facility.

More Patient Safety Tools:

Patient Safety Tool: Crash Cart Supply Checklist

Patient Safety Tool: ECRI's Technology Hazard Awareness Posters

Patient Safety Tool: Assessments in Primary Care

 

 

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