Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Galt, Kimberly A.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
A practical, comprehensive guide to creating a culture of safety in health care settings that covers a wide range of healthcare disciplines
Developed by faculty members in bioethics, business, dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, and social work, this introductory textbook presents the history of safety and the core concepts of patient safety.
This important resource features a patient-centered approach within a practice-based context. Written in a straightforward style, it uses personal and professional stories to illustrate the application of safety principles. Modules and case-based exercises help students learn the importance of safety best practices and quality improvements. Practicing health care professionals will also find this book to be a valuable resource.