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Title ABC of patient safety / edited by John Sandars, Gary Cook
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub. : BMJ Books, 2007


Description 1 online resource (ix, 49 pages) : color illustrations
Series ABC series
ABC series (Malden, Mass.)
Contents The scope of the problem / Bob Phillips, John Sandars -- The nature of error / Jenny Firth-Cozens, John Sandars -- Diagnosis / John Sandars -- Use of medication / Darren M. Ashcroft, Judith A. Cantrill -- Communication and patient safety / Martin Beyer [and others] -- Patient safety culture / Tanya Claridge, John Sandars -- Principles of clinical risk management / Julie Price, Peter J. Nicklin, Keith Haynes -- Learning from threats to patient safety / Maureen Baker, Richard Thomson, John Sandars -- Patient safety and the law / Michael Jones, Gary Cook -- The healthcare policy context / Robert L. Phillips -- The impact on patients and healthcare professionals / Amanda Howe, Peter Walsh -- Future directions / Aziz Sheikh, Maureen Baker, Richard Thomson
Summary This brand new title in the popular ABC series offers an up-to-date introduction on improving patient safety in primary and secondary care. The ABC of Patient Safety covers an area of increasing importance in healthcare and provides a clear description of the underlying principles that influence practice. Patient safety is now an integral part of the training for all Foundation doctors and is rapidly becoming a component of many undergraduate and postgraduate exams, including the nMRCGP. This book is an ideal companion for this training. A wide variety of clinical staff and manage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Hospital care -- Safety measures
Hospital care -- Quality control
Patient Care -- standards
Medical Errors -- prevention & control
Safety Management -- methods
MEDICAL -- Hospital Administration & Care.
Hospital care -- Quality control.
Hospital care -- Safety measures.
Form Electronic book
Author Sandars, John, MB.
Cook, Gary, 1952-
ISBN 9781444312690