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ABC of patient safety /
edited by John Sandars, Gary Cook.
imprint
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub./BMJ Books, 2007.
description
ix, 49 p. : ill.
ISBN
1405156929, 9781405156929
format(s)
Book
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series title
imprint
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub./BMJ Books, 2007.
isbn
1405156929
9781405156929
contents note
The scope of the problem / 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 ... [et al.] -- 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.
catalogue key
6796775
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
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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 managers in primary and secondary care will find this book an essential text, offering an ideal theoretical and practical aid to patient safety. GPs and practice managers will find this book of particular interest, as well as medical and nursing students.
Table of Contents
The Scope of the Problem
The Nature of Error.Jenny Firth-Cozens
Diagnosis
Use of Medication
Communication and Patient Safety
Patient Safety Culture
Principles of Clinical Risk Management
Learning from Threats to Patient Safety
Patient Safety and the Law
The Healthcare Policy Context
The Impact on Patients and Healthcare Professionals
Future Directions
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