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Title Quality and safety in radiology / edited by Hani H. Abujudeh, Michael A. Bruno
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Contents; Contributors; PART ONE: Core Concepts in Radiology Quality & Safety; 1. Basic Definitions; 2. Components of a Comprehensive Radiology Quality, Safety, and Performance Improvement Program; 3. Primum Non Nocere: A Few Words on the Primacy of Patient Safety; 4. Practical Quality Assurance; 5. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Health Care Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (HFMEA); 6. Patient Perspectives on Service and Quality in Clinical Imaging; 7. Just Culture: A Shared Commitment; 8. Communication of Radiology Results; 9. Teamwork and Communication in Radiology
Summary Radiology has been transformed by new imaging advances and a greater demand for imaging, along with a much lower tolerance for error as part of the Quality & Safety revolution in healthcare. With a greater emphasis on patient safety and quality in imaging practice, imaging specialists are increasingly charged with ensuring patient safety and demonstrating that everything done for patients in their care meets the highest quality and safety standards. This book offers practical guidance on understanding, creating, and implementing quality management programs in Radiology. Chapters are comprehensi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Radiography, Medical -- Quality control
Medical care -- Safety measures
Radiology -- organization & administration
Quality Assurance, Health Care -- methods
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Radiological & Ultrasound Technology.
MEDICAL -- Radiology & Nuclear Medicine.
Medical care -- Safety measures
Radiography, Medical -- Quality control
Form Electronic book
Author Abujudeh, Hani H
Bruno, Michael A
LC no. 2011043409
ISBN 9780199938230