image of Washington Manual of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, The

Washington Manual of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, The

Publication Year:
2016
Edition:
1st Ed.
Author:
Fondahn, Emily; Lane, Michael; Vannucci, Andrea; De Fer, Thomas M.
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-45-119355-8
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
84
Print/PDF
Request Information
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended
Description
Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual® of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement covers essential information in every area of this complex field.
With a focus on improving systems and processes, preventing errors, and promoting transparency, this practical reference provides an overview of PS/QI fundamentals, as well as insight into how these principles apply to a variety of clinical settings. Part of the popular Washington Manual® series, this unique volume provides the knowledge and skills necessary for an effective, proactive approach to patient safety and quality improvement.

Key Features:

- Addresses PS/QI in various clinical settings and with specific populations, including radiology, emergency room, surgery, ambulatory, pediatrics, and psychiatry.
- Introduces models, measurements, and tools to assess patient safety and quality improvement
- Discusses medical errors, how to respond to adverse events, and potential solutions.
- Begins each chapter with a clinical vignette and discussion questions, and offers additional resources for further reading.
- Shares the expertise of faculty members from multiple departments at Washington University in St. Louis, ideal for health care providers at all levels of experience.
Details
Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Fondahn, Emily; Lane, Michael; Vannucci, Andrea; De Fer, Thomas M.
ISBN:
978-1-45-119355-8
Specialty:
  • General Medicine
  • Health Administration
Language:
English
Edition:
1st Ed.
Pages:
350
Publication Year:
2016
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
84

Request Information