Understanding Patient Safety, 3e [electronic resource] / Robert M Wachter, Kiran Gupta.

Gupta, Kiran, ath.
New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2018.
1 online resource
3rd ed.
McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine.
A Lange medical book.
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A Lange medical book

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Other Title:
Understanding Patient Safety, Third edition
Medicine -- Practice -- Safety measures.
Patients -- Safety measures.
Medical errors -- prevention & control.
Patient Safety.
Safety Management -- methods.
Medical subjects:
Medical Errors/prevention & control.
Patient Safety.
Safety Management/methods.
Section I: An Introduction to Patient Safety and Medical Errors
Chapter 1: The Nature and Frequency Of Medical Errors and Adverse Events
Chapter 2: Basic Principles of Patient Safety
Chapter 3: Safety, Quality, and Value
Section II: Types of Medical Errors
Chapter 4: Medication Errors
Chapter 5: Surgical Errors
Chapter 6: Diagnostic Errors
Chapter 7: Human Factors and Errors at the Person-Machine Interface
Chapter 8: Transition and Handoff Errors
Chapter 9: Teamwork and Communication Errors
Chapter 10: Healthcare-Associated Infections
Chapter 11: Other Complications of Healthcare
Chapter 12: Patient Safety in the Ambulatory Setting
Section III: Solutions
Chapter 13: Information Technology
Chapter 14: Reporting Systems, Root Cause Analysis, and Other Methods of Understanding Safety Issues
Chapter 15: Creating a culture of safety
Chapter 16: Workforce Issues
Chapter 17: Education and Training Issues
Chapter 18: The Malpractice System
Chapter 19: Accountability
Chapter 20: Accreditation and Regulations
Chapter 21: The Role of Patients
Chapter 22: Organizing a Safety Program
Section IV: Appendices
APPENDIX I: Key Books, Reports, Series, and Websites on Patient Safety
APPENDIX II: The Ahrq Patient Safety Network (AHRQ PSNET) Glossary of Selected Terms in Patient Safety
APPENDIX III: Selected Milestones in the Field of Patient Safety
APPENDIX IV: The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals (Hospital Version, 2017)
APPENDIX V: Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs)
APPENDIX VI: The National Quality Forum's List of Serious Reportable Events, 2011
APPENDIX VII: The National Quality Forum's List of "Safe Practices for Better Healthcare-2010 Update"
APPENDIX VIII: Medicare's "No Pay for Errors" List*
APPENDIX IX: Things Patients and Families Can Do, and Questions They Can Ask, To Improve Their Chances Of Remaining Safe In The Hospital.
"A Lange medical book."
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Wachter, Robert M., ath.
9781259860249 (print-ISBN)
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1259860256 (e-ISBN)
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