Blood Clots

Mom Dies After Giving Birth by C-Section to Triplets


36-year old Casi Rott had just arrived home, after being discharged from hospital after giving birth to triplets.

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Must Reads, Patient Safety

5 Most Viewed Healthcare Posts in 2015

The 5 most viewed healthcare posts on the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) blog were from previous years. Although we would like to think that these posts were just great articles – in fact, they had more views in 2015 than any other post, including those posted this year – sadly we think that it just shows that the patient safety issues discussed still remain.

The Google trends analysis of “opioids” (shown below) demonstrates, for example, an increase in interest from 2005 until now:

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