Following recent high profile cases of surgical error in the Uk and USA, patient safety has become a key issue in healthcare, now placed at the heart of junior doctor's training. Errors made by doctors are very similar to those made in other high risk organizations, such as aviation, nuclear and petrochemical industries. Practical Patient Safety aims to demonstrate how core principles of safety from these industries can be applied in surgical and medical practice, in particular through training for health care professionals ...

Practical Patient Safety 2009, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199239931

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