9781259860249-1259860248-Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition

Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition

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ISBN-13: 9781259860249
ISBN-10: 1259860248
Edition: 3
Author: Robert, Wachter, Gupta, Kiran
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Format: Paperback 528 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781259860249
ISBN-10: 1259860248
Edition: 3
Author: Robert, Wachter, Gupta, Kiran
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Format: Paperback 528 pages

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Acknowledged authors Robert , Wachter , Gupta , Kiran wrote Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition comprising 528 pages back in 2017. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1259860248 and 9781259860249. Since then Understanding Patient Safety, Third Edition textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 23.18 or rent at the marketplace.

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Now revised and updated―the landmark patient safety primer written by the world’s leading authorities

Medical errors are the unfortunate byproduct of an increasingly complex healthcare system. Now more than ever, keeping patients safe takes well-trained caregivers, relevant insights from a range of industries, additional investment―and a groundbreaking text like Understanding Patient Safety.

Understanding Patient Safety is “must read” for those seeking to master the clinical, organizational, and systems issues of patient safety. In this bestselling primer, patient safety pioneer Robert Wachter and Kiran Gupta put all the essential tools and principles at your fingertips. Engaging and accessible, the book is filled with high-yield cases, analyses, tables, graphics, along with key points and references―all designed to help you optimize quality and safety.

Understanding Patient Safety begins with an introduction to patient safety and medical errors. Its second section surveys specific types of medical errors, including those related to surgery, medications, diagnosis, transition and handoff, and infections. The third section covers proven solutions, from establishing reporting systems, to creating a culture of safety.

The third edition reflects pivotal new developments in the field, including major updates in diagnostic errors, information technology and patient safety, ambulatory safety, and clinician burnout.

Features:

•Coverage of human factors and errors at the person-machine interface

•Review of workplace issues, including supporting caregivers after major errors

•How to organize an effective safety program

•Coordination of patient education and training

•Overview of the malpractice system

•Discussion of the patient’s role

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