Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation
by James B. Battles, at al.
Publisher: NLM 2004
Four volume set describes what federally funded programs have accomplished in understanding medical errors and implementing programs to improve patient safety. The 140 articles cover a wide range of research paradigms, clinical settings, and patient populations.
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by Joe W. Ramsdell, et all. - American Medical Association
This volume helps physicians identify the wide range of medical and social services available to assist their patients at home. Careful utilization of appropriate services can prevent unnecessary rehospitalizations and emergency department visits.
by Ronda G. Hughes - AHRQ
Discussions of a wide range of issues regarding patient safety and quality health care. This book provides some insight into the multiple factors that determine the quality and safety of health care as well as patient, nurse, and systems outcomes.
- National Academies Press
Individuals with disabilities and functional impairments need a range of services and supports to keep living independently. However, there often is not a strong link between medical care provided in the home and the necessary social services.
by Austin O'Malley - The Devin-Adair Company
The morality involved in the ordinary cases of medical homicide and mutilation is discussed. Craniotomy has been omitted because this operation on the living child is never morally licit, and when done on the dead fetus it requires no explanation.