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Pediatric and congenital cardiac care

Author: Paul Barach; Jeffery P Jacobs; Steven E Lipshultz; Peter C Laussen
Publisher: London : Springer, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The book will be indispensable to all who treat pediatric cardiac disease and will provide important information about managing the risk of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiac disease in  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Barach; Jeffery P Jacobs; Steven E Lipshultz; Peter C Laussen
ISBN: 9781447165873 144716587X
OCLC Number: 1100945803
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Contents: Introduction.- Selection, Training and Mentoring of Cardiac Surgeons.- Improving Pediatric Cardiac Care with Continuous Quality Improvement Methods and Tools.- Quality Improvement in Pediatric Cardiology: The National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative.- Teams, Team Training, and the Role of Simulation.- The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Operating Room Continuum: Quality and Safety in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.- Professional Formation of Physicians Focused on Improving Care.- Surgical Volume and Outcome Relationship in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.- The Pediatric Perioperative Cardiac Arrest (POCA) Registry.- Reporting in Pediatric Resuscitation: Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry.- Addressing Nutrition and Growth in Children with Congenital Heart Disease.- Patients as Observers and Reporters in Support of Systems and Patient Safety.- Failure to Rescue and Failure to Perceive in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Lessons Learned from Aviation.- Quality Improvement in Noninvasive Imaging-Present and Future Initiatives.- Improving Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Cardiology.- The Impact of Continuous Quality Improvement on Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.- Leadership and Quality Improvement.- A Brief Description of the Role of the Federal Government in the Improvement of Healthcare Costs and Quality in the United States.- Lessons Learned from the Public.- Inquiry into Children's Heart Surgery at the Bristol Royal Infirmary and the English Safe and Sustainable Cardiac Review.- Lean in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.- Local Improvement Teams.- Implementation Science-The Next Frontier.- Leadership, Surgeon Well-Being and Other Non-Technical Aspects of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.- Quality and Safety in a Children's Hospital.- The Children's Hospital of Michigan Quality and Safety Journey: Making Safety First and Making It Last.- Resilience and Systems Engineering.- Measuring and Assessing Adverse Medical Events.- The Role of Communication and Patient Handovers in Pediatric Cardiac Care Centers.- The Role of Technology and Medical Devices in Enhancing Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Outcomes.- Human Factors and Outcomes in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.- Information Management and Hospital Enterprise Information Systems.- Towards Effective Data Utilization in Congenital Cardiac Critical Care.- Clinical Decision Making.- Design of Cardiac Surgery Operating Rooms and the Impact of the Built Environment.- Simulation-Based Training to Enhance Patient Safety in Pediatric Cardiovascular Care.- Epilogue -A Vision for the Future.
Responsibility: Paul R. Barach, Jeffery P. Jacobs, Steven E. Lipshultz, Peter C. Laussen, editors.


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