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 Nancy E. Adler, Ann E. K. Page - National Academies Press
Today, it is not possible to deliver high-quality cancer care without using existing approaches, tools, and resources to address patients' psychosocial health needs. This book recommends actions to ensure that this standard is met.
by Horacio Fabrega, Jr. - University of California Press
Looking at human sickness and healing through the lens of evolutionary theory, the author presents the need to show and communicate sickness and to seek and provide healing as innate biological traits grounded in evolution.
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 Jeannette Pols - Amsterdam University Press
Combining detailed ethnographic studies of nurses and patients involved in telecare with a broad theoretical frameworks from various disciplines, the author concludes that these practices leads to more rather than less intense caring relations ...