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Washington Manual of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, The

Publication Year: 2016
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Fondahn, Emily; Lane, Michael; Vannucci, Andrea; De Fer, Thomas M.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-19355-8
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84
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Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual® of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement covers essential information in every area of this complex field.

With a focus on improving systems and processes, preventing errors, and promoting transparency, this practical reference provides an overview of PS/QI fundamentals, as well as insight into how these principles apply to a variety of clinical settings. Part of the popular Washington Manual® series, this unique volume provides the knowledge and skills necessary for an effective, proactive approach to patient safety and quality improvement.

Key Features:

- Addresses PS/QI in various clinical settings and with specific populations, including radiology, emergency room, surgery, ambulatory, pediatrics, and psychiatry.
- Introduces models, measurements, and tools to assess patient safety and quality improvement
- Discusses medical errors, how to respond to adverse events, and potential solutions.
- Begins each chapter with a clinical vignette and discussion questions, and offers additional resources for further reading.
- Shares the expertise of faculty members from multiple departments at Washington University in St. Louis, ideal for health care providers at all levels of experience.

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Fondahn, Emily; Lane, Michael; Vannucci, Andrea; De Fer, Thomas M.
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-19355-8
  • Specialty:
    General Medicine
    Health Administration
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 350
  • Illustrations: 50
  • Year: 2016
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84

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