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Error reduction in health care : a systems approach to improving patient safety

Author: Patrice Spath
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Completely revised and updated this book offers a step-by-step guide for implementing the Institute of Medicine guidelines to reduce the frequency of errors in health care services and mitigate the impact of those errors that do occur. It explores the fundamental concepts and tools of error reduction, and shows how to design an effective error reduction initiative. The book pinpoints how to reduce and eliminate  Read more...
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Error reduction in health care.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2011, ©2011
(DLC) 2010047564
(OCoLC)680587249
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrice Spath
ISBN: 9781118001554 1118001559 9781118001561 1118001567 9781118001516 1118001516
OCLC Number: 715172368
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 392 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. The basics of patient safety --
pt. 2. Measure and evaluate patient safety --
pt. 3. Reactive and proactive safety investigations --
pt. 4. How to make health care processes safer --
pt. 5. Focused patient safety initiatives.
Responsibility: Patrice L. Spath, editor.

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* This definitive text explains how to implement Institute of Medicine guidelines to reduce the frequency of errors in health care services and mitigate the impact of those errors that do occur.  Read more...

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