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Measuring patient safety / edited by Robin P. Newhouse, Stephanie Poe.

Poe, Stephanie. (Added Author). Newhouse, Robin Purdy. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RA969.9 .M43 2005
Barcode: 0134107310200
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780763728410 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0763728411 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xv, 152 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. ; Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Patient safety as a measure of healthcare quality -- 2. Using performance improvement to support patient safety -- 3. Moving forward: planning a safety project -- 4. Rapid cycle safety improvement -- 5. The metrics of measuring patient safety -- 6. Dissemination of findings -- 7. Safer care for patients on mechanical ventilation -- 8. Medication reconciliation in the ICU -- 9. Chemotherapy safety -- 10. Preventing patient aggression: assessment and reporting as first steps -- 11. Resource for conducting a safety project.
Subject: Self-Evaluation Programs > Nurses' Instruction.
Hospitals > Safety measures.
Patients > Safety measures.
Nursing.
Hospitals.
Medical Errors > prevention & control > Nurses' Instruction.
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) > Nurses' Instruction.
Patient Satisfaction > Nurses' Instruction.
Risk Assessment > Nurses' Instruction.
Safety Management > Nurses' Instruction.
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