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: 978-1-45-119355-8

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.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Fondahn, Emily; Lane, Michael; Vannucci, Andrea; De Fer, Thomas M.
ISBN: 978-1-45-119355-8
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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