Washington Manual of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement (Lippincott Manual Series)

5 avg rating
( 3 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781451193558: Washington Manual of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement (Lippincott Manual Series)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual® of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement covers essential information in every area of this complex field. With a focus on improving systems and processes, preventing errors, and promoting transparency, this practical reference provides an overview of PS/QI fundamentals, as well as insight into how these principles apply to a variety of clinical settings. Part of the popular Washington Manual® series, this unique volume provides the knowledge and skills necessary for an effective, proactive approach to patient safety and quality improvement.
 
·         Addresses PS/QI in various clinical settings and with specific populations, including radiology, emergency room, surgery, ambulatory, pediatrics, and psychiatry.
·         Introduces models, measurements, and tools to assess patient safety and quality improvement
·         Discusses medical errors, how to respond to adverse events, and potential solutions.
·         Begins each chapter with a clinical vignette and discussion questions, and offers additional resources for further reading.
·         Shares the expertise of faculty members from multiple departments at Washington University in St. Louis, ideal for health care providers at all levels of experience.
 
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
·         Complete content with enhanced navigation
·         Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
·         Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
·         Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
·         Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
·         Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
 
The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Michael Lane is a board certified infectious diseases physician who focuses on improving the safety and quality of healthcare. Dr. Lane is a Certified Professional in Patient Safety and has received certification in Just Culture and High Reliability Outcomes. He works at BJC HealthCare as an Outcomes Physician focusing on improving the quality and safety of healthcare in a large medical system. Dr. Lane was responsible for founding the Washington University School of Medicine Clinician Peer Support Program to provide support to clinicians after adverse events.

Review:

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Jessica Ruth Ferraro, MHA (James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital) 
Description: Just as the title states, this is a book on patient safety and quality improvement. It also includes online access to an ebook that includes a bonus chapter and hyperlinks that enable readers to jump to a specific table/chart. 

Purpose: The purpose is to provide a broad overview of patient safety and quality improvement fundamentals, as well as direction for how these can be applied to clinical settings. These are most definitely worthy objectives. The online version would be helpful for use in the clinical setting, allowing users to access it on an iPad or tablet.
Audience: The audience is healthcare providers of all levels in a clinical setting; the book is not limited to one type of healthcare provider. It uses a multidisciplinary team approach in creating the title in acknowledgement of the fact that healthcare is a multidisciplinary team effort. Additional resources are listed at the ends of the chapters to allow for further exploration of a topic.
 
Features: This book contains a great deal of information on all areas of healthcare. The introductions to patient safety and quality improvement are a great way to start the book and enable readers to clearly understand the basis of the book. I especially liked the chapter on models for quality. One unique feature is the size, making it the perfect little book to carry around. Chapters are succinct and to the point. The best part of this book is the variety of topics it covers -- nothing seems to be missing. 

Assessment: The quality of this book is outstanding. There isn't a thing I would change or upgrade. Having both print and online versions is a huge advantage for users.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9789351297185: Washington Manual of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  9351297187 ISBN 13:  9789351297185
Publisher: LWW - India, 2016
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition
International Edition

1.

Fondahn E
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New PaperBack Quantity Available: 11
International Edition
Seller:
DC Bookdepot
(New Delhi, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description PaperBack. Condition: New. international. This is an International edition, ISBN and Cover image may different from US edition, Contents same as US edition Excellent Customer Service. Seller Inventory # 19683

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.66
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.98
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

Fondahn E
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
International Edition
Seller:
bookscollection
(Delhi, DELHI, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: Brand New. PAPERBACK,Book Condition New, International Edition. We Do not Ship APO FPO AND PO BOX. Cover Image & ISBN may be different from US edition but contents as US Edition. Printing in English language.NO CD AND ACCESS CODE. Quick delivery by USPS/UPS/DHL/FEDEX/ARAMEX ,Customer satisfaction guaranteed. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Seller Inventory # ABECB$$S%4832

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 18.39
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.14
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

Fondahn
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller:
firstbookstore
(New Delhi, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: Brand New. Brand New Paperback International Edition, Perfect Condition. Printed in English. Excellent Quality, Service and customer satisfaction guaranteed!. Seller Inventory # AINDN-49631

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.05
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

4.

Fondahn
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller:
Bookshub
(Karol Bagh, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Perfect condition. Customer satisfaction our priority. Seller Inventory # ABE-OCT-102106

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.56
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

5.

Fondahn
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller:
EBOOKSTORE2010
(New Delhi, ND, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: Brand New. New. SoftCover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Seller Inventory # SHUB102106

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.61
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

6.

Fondahn E
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Softcover Quantity Available: 10
International Edition
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Softcover. Condition: Brand New. .. International Edition, ISBN and Cover image may differ but contents similar to U.S. Edition, Printed in Black & White or color. Territorial restrictions may be printed on the book. GET IT FAST within 3-5 business days by DHL/FedEx/Aramex and tracking number will be uploaded into your order page within 24-48 hours. Kindly provide day time phone number in order to ensure smooth delivery. No shipping to PO BOX, APO, FPO addresses. 100% Customer satisfaction guaranteed!. . Seller Inventory # STB106438

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 25.73
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

7.

Fondahn, Emily
Published by LWW
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Campustexxts
(Vicksburg, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description LWW. Paperback. Condition: New. International Edition. Very fast shipping. Receive your book in 2-7 business days if you checkout with expedited shipping. We take pride in our customer service, please contact us if you have any questions regarding the listing. Seller Inventory # in-us-9781451193558

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.27
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

8.

Fondahn
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller:
Romtrade Corp.
(STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Brand New Paperback International Edition.We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option also available for faster delivery.This item may ship fro the US or other locations in India depending on your location and availability. Seller Inventory # AUSBNN-49631

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.43
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
International Edition
International Edition

9.

Fondahn
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
International Edition
Seller:
Basi6 International
(Irving, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: Brand New. New, SoftCover International edition. Different ISBN and Cover image but contents are same as US edition. Excellent Customer Service. Seller Inventory # ABEUSAOCT18-102106

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.72
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Emily Fondahn
Published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
ISBN 10: 1451193556 ISBN 13: 9781451193558
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Paperback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781451193558

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 33.11
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.13
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book