Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA)

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Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) is a process for identifying, investigating, and addressing issues related to the quality of a medical device or pharmaceutical product. The process involves identifying the root cause of a problem, implementing corrective actions to prevent it from happening again, and then monitoring the effectiveness of those actions to ensure that they are successful. CAPA is an important component of quality management systems and is often required by regulatory agencies to ensure that products are safe and effective.