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Safety Recommendations Address Blood Clot Prevention for Pregnant Mothers: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Presentation at National Perinatal Association Conference
Date:11/14/2013

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety today released a draft of safety recommendations targeting venous thromboembolism (commonly referred to as blood clots) for women having cesarean and vaginal delivery, and the extension of prophylaxis post discharge.

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According to the CDC, the maternal death rate in the U.S. has more than doubled since 1987.

Mary D'Alton, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University) believes that common and preventable causes of maternal death need to be addressed.

"Though research shows that certain patient populations are especially at risk for pregnancy-related deaths and complications, no woman is immune from them," she says.  "Especially in the first few days after delivery, otherwise healthy patients are at risk for hemorrhage, hypertension and pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolism lends itself to prevention measures that have been shown to work in other countries. Here at Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, we advocate the use of sequential compression devices as well as heparin for all patients undergoing cesarean delivery. The challenge before us is to reduce preventable maternal deaths and morbidity. It's absolutely vital that hospitals adopt standardized preventative and treatment measures for all pregnant women. Multiple national organizations are collaborating to achieve this goal, and it is hoped that all healthcare facilities will participate i
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