Free APSF Patient Safety Videos

The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of three patient safety videos based on the proceedings and concluding recommendations from the following two APSF-sponsored consensus conferences:

  • Opioid-induced Ventilatory Impairment (June 08, 2011)
  • Periopertive Visual Loss (September 12, 2012)

Please visit the links below to view the following patient safety videos; 

Opioid-Induced Ventilatory Impairment (OIVI):  Time for a Change in the Monitoring Strategy for Postoperative PCA Patients  (Executive Summary 7 minutes)                                                                                      

Perioperative Visual Loss (POVL): Risk Factors and Evolving Management Strategies (Executive Summary 10 minutes)                       

Simulated Informed Consent Scenarios for Patients at Risk for Periopeartive Visual Loss (POVL) Due to Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (18 minutes)                                                                                                                     

Utilizing the above links, one may also request a complimentary 1 hour DVD of the  OIVI and/or POLV proceedings that includes the Executive Summaries (click on “Request a complimentary DVD copy of the video”).   A complimentary DVD copy of the Simulated Informed Consent Scenarios video may also be requested.