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Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches (Vol. 3: Performance and Tools)

Edited by Kerm Henriksen, PhD, James B Battles, PhD, Margaret A Keyes, MA, and Mary L Grady, BS.

Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); .
Publication No.: 08-0034-3

Excerpt

The articles in this volume provide a number of perspectives on performance and tools used to improve the safe delivery of health care. They include a wide variety of approaches that underscore the importance of teamwork and communication, the incorporation of human factors and ergonomic principles, and the use of various tools and best practices that steer us in the direction of more accurate, increasingly reliable, and safer health care delivery.

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Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, Grady ML, editors. Advances in patient safety: New directions and alternative approaches. Vol. 3. Performance and Tools. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0034-3. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008.

Bookshelf ID: NBK43665PMID: 21249925
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