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Patient Safety, An Issue of Surgical Clinics : The Clinics: Surgery - Juan Sanchez

Patient Safety, An Issue of Surgical Clinics

The Clinics: Surgery

Hardcover Published: 14th September 2012
ISBN: 9781455739370
Number Of Pages: 207

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Guest Editor Juan Sanchez reviews articles in Safe Surgery for the general surgeon.

Articles include iatrogenesis: the nature, frequency, and science of medical errors, risk management and the regulatory framework for safer surgery medication, lab, and blood banking errors, surgeons' non-technical skills, creating safe and effective surgical teams, human factors and operating room safety, systemic analysis of adverse events: identifying root causes and latent errors, information technologies and patient safety, patient safety and the surgical workforce, measuring and preventing healthcare associated infections, the surgeon's four-phase reaction to error, universal protocols and wrong-site/wrong-patient events, unconscious biases and patient safety, and much more!

Foreword: Patient Safetyp. xiii
Preface: Patient Safetyp. xvii
High Reliability Organizations and Surgical Microsystems: Re-engineering Surgical Carep. 1
Building High-Performance Teams in the Operating Roomp. 15
Human Factors and Operating Room Safetyp. 21
Surgeons' Non-technical Skillsp. 37
A Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) in Surgery: Improving Quality Through Transparencyp. 51
Hospital-Acquired Infectionsp. 65
Information Technologies and Patient Safetyp. 79
Adverse Events: Root Causes and Latent Factorsp. 89
Making Sense of Root Cause Analysis Investigations of Surgery-Related Adverse Eventsp. 101
Residency Training Oversight(s) in Surgery: The History and Legacy of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Reformsp. 117
Teaching the Slowing-down Moments of Operative Judgmentp. 125
The Role of Unconscious Bias in Surgical Safety and Outcomesp. 137
When Bad Things Happen to Good Surgeons: Reactions to Adverse Eventsp. 153
Open Disclosure of Adverse Events: Transparency and Safety in Health Carep. 163
Indexp. 179
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ISBN: 9781455739370
ISBN-10: 1455739375
Series: The Clinics: Surgery
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 207
Published: 14th September 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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