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Patient safety in emergency medicine /
Pat Croskerry ... [et al.].
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Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.
ISBN
0781777275 (alk. paper), 9780781777278 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.
isbn
0781777275 (alk. paper)
9780781777278 (alk. paper)
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Online version access licensed for CVH users.
Online version licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
6411041
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
With the increased emphasis on reducing medical errors in an emergency setting, this book will focus on patient safety within the emergency department - where preventable medical errors often occur. The book will provide both an overview of patient safety within health care and specific guidelines on issues like medication safety.
Main Description
With the increased emphasis on reducing medical errors in an emergency setting, this book will focus on patient safety within the emergency department--where preventable medical errors often occur. The book will provide both an overview of patient safety within health care--the 'culture of safety,' importance of teamwork, organizational change--and specific guidelines on issues such as medication safety, procedural complications, and clinician fatigue, to ensure quality care in the ED. Special sections discuss ED design, medication safety, and awareness of the 'culture of safety.'
Main Description
With the increased emphasis on reducing medical errors in an emergency setting, this book will focus on patient safety within the emergency department, where preventable medical errors often occur. The book will provide both an overview of patient safety within health carethe 'culture of safety,' importance of teamwork, organizational changeand specific guidelines on issues such as medication safety, procedural complications, and clinician fatigue, to ensure quality care in the ED. Special sections discuss ED design, medication safety, and awareness of the 'culture of safety.'
Main Description
With the increased emphasis on reducing medical errors in an emergency setting, this book will focus on patient safety within the emergency department--where preventable medical errors often occur. The book will provide both an overview of patient safety within health care--the 'culture of safety,' importance of teamwork, organizational change--and specific guidelines on issues such as medication safety, procedural complications, and clinician fatigue, to ensure quality care in the ED. Special sections discuss ED design, medication safety, and awareness of the 'culture of safety.' "Doody's Core Titles 2009."
Table of Contents
Understanding Challenges
The Nature of Emergency Medicine
History of Patient Safety Movement
Patient Safety and Continuous Quality Improvement: A User's Guide
A Safe Culture in the Emergency Department
Organizational Approach to Safety
State of Hospital Organizations: The Pathological Organization
Sensemaking, High Reliability Organization, and Resilience
Information Flow and Problem Solving
The Healthy Emergency Department
Understanding Failure
Approaches to Understanding Successes and Failure
Principles of Incident Reporting
Incident Monitoring in the Emergency Department
Reporting and Investigating Events
Designing and Managing the Ed
Critical Processes in the Emergency Department
Human Factors Engineering and Safe Systems
Emergency Department Designs and Ergonomics
Medical Informatics
The Lab and Safety
Medication Safety in Healthcare Systems
Medication Safety in the Emergency Department
Emergency Department Overcrowding, Patient Flow, and Safety
Coordinating Critical Care from the Emergency Department to the ICU
Discharging Safely from the Emergency Department
The Safe Medical Team
Teams and Teamwork in Emergency Medicine
Communication in Teams
Teamwork in Medicine: Crew Resource Management and Lessons from Aviation
Authority Gradients
Transitions in Care
Safe Medical Practice
Critical Decision-Making in Chaotic Environments
Critical Thinking and Reasoning in Emergency Medicine
Cognitive and Affective Dispositions to Respond
Thinking in a Crisis: Use of Algorithms
Knowledge Translation
Procedures and Patient Safety
Optimizing Human Performances
Feedback: Performance Calibration
Fatigue, Circadian Cycles, and Shift Work
Personality, Gender, and Individual Differences
Optimizing Individual Performance
Educating for Safety
Curriculum for Patient Safety
Medical Simulation
Morbidity and Mortality Conference and Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine
The Cognitive Autopsy: Gaining Insight into Diagnostic Failure
Teaching Medical Procedures
The Aftermath of Medical Failure
A Healthcare Advocate's Journey
Disclosure of Error
Recovering from Error: Apologies
Healthcare Providers: The Second Victims of Medical Error
Regulating Safety
The Role of Licensing Boards and Regulatory Agencies in Patient Safety
International Perspectives on Regulation of Patient Safety in the Emergency Care Setting
Patient Safety and the Liability Crisis
Leadership for Safety
The Department Chair's Role in Developing a Safe Emergency Department
Management Style: Blunt End Behaviors That Make a Difference at the Sharp End
Management and Design of Safe Systems
Nursing Leadership for Safety
Forging a Path for Safety
Forging a Path for Safety
Appendices
Patient Safety Glossary
Resource List
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