Publication Year: 2015
Authors/Editor: Kalisch, Beatrice J.
Publisher: American Nurses Association, Inc
Built on 10 years of extensive research, this book offers an in-depth review of the correlation between missed nursing care—standard, required nursing care that is left undone—and adverse outcomes in both patient care and nurse staff retention.
Never before has this topic been addressed in this manner. The book provides guidance to nurses and other health care professionals to help better understand the repercussions of missed nursing care. More importantly, it unveils key strategies to help you avoid making future errors of omission.
This enlightening and annotative resource also includes:
- Key areas of missed nursing care
- Consequences of not providing care
- Methods of studying missed care
- The role of leadership and management in addressing missed nursing care
- And much more!
This is a must-have book for all nurses. Staff nurses and managers will find this book extremely valuable for their work in providing the highest standards of safe and quality care. Nursing students will gain a thorough understanding of the science and value of nursing care and the associated impacts of not providing it.
Errors of Omission: How Missed Nursing Care Imperils Patients