Keep Patients Safe When Administering Opioids

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When you leave the room, you’ll still be there

In August 2012, The Joint Commission issued a Sentinel Event Alert on the safe use of opioids in hospitals and recommended continuous oxygenation and ventilation monitoring.1 With Masimo Patient SafetyNet*, you can rest easier knowing accurate alarms from Masimo SET® pulse oximetry are instantly sent to assigned clinicians through an easy-to-use, flexible, and cost-effective system. Patient SafetyNet and Masimo SET® enabled Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center to significantly improve clinical outcomes and reduce cost of care.2,3 Available with choice of easy-to-use ventilation monitoring with rainbow® Acoustic Monitoring for accurate respiration rate and enhanced patient tolerance, or standard capnography.

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1The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert Issue 49, August 8, 2012
http://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/18/SEA_49_opioids_8_2_12_final.pdf
2 Taenzer AH et al. Anesthesiology. 2010;112(2):282-287
3 Taenzer AH et al. Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter Spring-Summer 2012.
* The use of the trademark SafetyNet is under license from University HealthSystem Consortium.

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