Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery

Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery covers recent improvements and presents solutions for problems that impact patient care. This book is written for anyone who works at the intersection of quality, safety and neurosurgery, including neurosurgeons, neurologists, clinical researchers looking to improve outcomes in neurosurgery, hospital quality and safety officers, department leaders, fellows and residents. Edited by neurosurgeons who helped build the culture of quality and safety in the Department of Neurosurgery at UMN, this work emphasizes quality and safety, whether through ‘value based purchasing’, finding specialty specific quality and safety metrics, or just the professional desire to provide quality care. Presents an overview of quality and safety in neurosurgical settings and discusses solutions for problems that impact patient care Gives readers the tools they need to improve quality and safety in neurosurgery Provides examples on how to implement new tactics Includes coverage on teams, competence, safety, hospital incentives, quality, the physician handoff, medication compliance and operating room efficiency, and more

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  • Author : Daniel J. Guillaume
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 314 pages
  • ISBN : 0128128992
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery

Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery
  • Author : Daniel J. Guillaume,Matthew A. Hunt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 February 2018
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Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery covers recent improvements and presents solutions for problems that impact patient care. This book is written for anyone who works at the intersection of quality, safety and neurosurgery, including neurosurgeons, neurologists, clinical researchers looking to improve outcomes in neurosurgery, hospital quality and safety officers, department leaders, fellows and residents. Edited by neurosurgeons who helped build the culture of quality and safety in the Department of Neurosurgery at UMN, this work emphasizes quality and safety, whether

Risk Control and Quality Management in Neurosurgery

Risk Control and Quality Management in Neurosurgery
  • Author : H.-J. Steiger,E. Uhl
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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Quality in an invasive discipline such as neurosurgery comprises evidence based medicine, cost effectiveness and also risk control. Risk control and quality management have become a science on their own, combining the expertise of many specialists such as psychologists, mathematicians and also economists. Intensive communication with basic safety scientists as well as safety experts from the industry and traffic promises ideas and concepts than can be adopted for neurosurgery. An international conference was held in Munich in October 2000 bringing together

Quality and Safety in Anesthesia and Perioperative Care

Quality and Safety in Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
  • Author : Marjorie P. Stielger
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 03 October 2016
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Quality and Safety in Anesthesia and Perioperative Care offers practical suggestions for improving quality of care and patient safety in the perioperative setting. Chapters are organized into sections on clinical foundations and practical applications, and emphasize strategies that support reform at all levels, from operating room practices to institutional procedures. Written by leading experts in their fields, chapters are based on accepted safety, human performance, and quality management science and they illustrate the benefits of collaboration between medical professionals and

Patient Safety and Healthcare Improvement at a Glance

Patient Safety and Healthcare Improvement at a Glance
  • Author : Sukhmeet Panesar,Andrew Carson-Stevens,Sarah Salvilla,Aziz Sheikh
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 June 2014
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Patient Safety and Healthcare Improvement at a Glance isa timely and thorough overview of healthcare quality writtenspecifically for students and junior doctors and healthcareprofessionals. It bridges the gap between the practical and thetheoretical to ensure the safety and wellbeing of patients.Featuring essential step-by-step guides to interpreting andmanaging risk, quality improvement within clinical specialties, andpractice development, this highly visual textbook offers the bestpreparation for the increased emphasis on patient safety andquality-driven focus in today’s healthcare environment. Healthcare Improvement and

Safety in Spine Surgery: Transforming Patient Care and Optimizing Outcomes

Safety in Spine Surgery: Transforming Patient Care and Optimizing Outcomes
  • Author : Michael Vitale
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 11 July 2019
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An indispensable resource for spine surgery professionals at all levels of experience, Safety in Spine Surgery: Transforming Patient Care and Optimizing Outcomes addresses today’s key issues in this complex field. Editor, Michael Vitale, MD, Chief Quality Officer in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, leads an outstanding team of spine surgeons and other healthcare professionals who provide clear guidance in improving the care and safety of adult and pediatric patients undergoing surgery for disorders of

Blood, Sweat and Tears — Becoming a Better Surgeon

Blood, Sweat and Tears — Becoming a Better Surgeon
  • Author : Philip F. Stahel
  • Publisher : tfm Publishing Limited
  • Release : 01 January 2016
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All surgeons want to be better surgeons... They work hard to be respected by their peers, appreciated by their patients, and valued by their communities. Most of the estimated 200 million surgeries performed worldwide every year go as anticipated, with positive patient outcomes. However, the number of surgical complications and preventable medical errors still remains unacceptably high. Why are experienced surgeons still creating so many adverse events? More importantly, what can surgeons do to better address the situation? Blood, Sweat and

Functional Neurosurgery and Neuromodulation

Functional Neurosurgery and Neuromodulation
  • Author : Kim J Burchiel,Ahmed M. Raslan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 30 May 2018
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Offers expert guidance on functional neurosurgery and neuromodulation, lists of requirements, and the instruments needed to perform these procedures. Answers practical questions such as "What do I need when performing a thermal procedure?", "What do I need to bear in mind when assembling a device?", and "What do I need to remember with regards to voltages, electrodes, percutaneous leads, RF generators, imaging, and micro instruments?" Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource.

Vignettes in Patient Safety

Vignettes in Patient Safety
  • Author : Michael S. Firstenberg,Stanislaw P. Stawicki
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 10 January 2018
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Over the past two decades, the healthcare community increasingly recognized the importance and the impact of medical errors on patient safety and clinical outcomes. Medical and surgical errors continue to contribute to unnecessary and potentially preventable morbidity and/or mortality, affecting both ambulatory and hospital settings. The spectrum of contributing variables-ranging from minor errors that subsequently escalate to poor communication to lapses in appropriate protocols and processes (just to name a few)-is extensive, and solutions are only recently being

Quality and Safety in Radiotherapy

Quality and Safety in Radiotherapy
  • Author : Todd Pawlicki,Peter Dunscombe,Arno J. Mundt,Pierre Scalliet
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 December 2010
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The first text to focus solely on quality and safety in radiotherapy, this work encompasses not only traditional, more technically oriented, quality assurance activities, but also general approaches of quality and safety. It includes contributions from experts both inside and outside the field to present a global view. The task of assuring quality is no longer viewed solely as a technical, equipment-dependent endeavor. Instead, it is now recognized as depending on both the processes and the people delivering the service.

Functional Rehabilitation in Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology

Functional Rehabilitation in Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology
  • Author : K.R.H. von Wild
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 March 2002
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Rehabilitation in Neurosurgery is not a new task but on Neurosurgical Rehabilitation in Munster, offering rather an indispensable part of neurological surgery the opportunity to visit various types of neurosurgical from the beginning, intended to avoid or to improve rehabilitation facilities. During this conference it be­ diagnosable or impending damage to the CNS, and came apparent that neurorehabilitation had been ne­ to prevent secondary and tertiary complications by glected by most of the neurosurgeons around the world adequate therapeutic measures.

To Err Is Human

To Err Is Human
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Quality of Health Care in America
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 March 2000
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Experts estimate that as many as 98,000 people die in any given year from medical errors that occur in hospitals. That's more than die from motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS--three causes that receive far more public attention. Indeed, more people die annually from medication errors than from workplace injuries. Add the financial cost to the human tragedy, and medical error easily rises to the top ranks of urgent, widespread public problems. To Err Is Human breaks the silence that

Blood, Sweat & Tears

Blood, Sweat & Tears
  • Author : Philip F. Stahel
  • Publisher : Tfm Publishing
  • Release : 01 February 2016
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All surgeons want to be better surgeons...They work hard to be respected by their peers, appreciated by their patients, and valued by their communities. Most of the estimated 200 million surgeries performed worldwide every year go as anticipated, with positive patient outcomes. However, the number of surgical complications and preventable medical errors still remains unacceptably high. Why are experienced surgeons still creating so many adverse events? More importantly, what can surgeons do to better address the situation? This book seeks

Quality and Safety in Radiation Oncology

Quality and Safety in Radiation Oncology
  • Author : Adam P. Dicker, MD, PhD,Eric C. Ford, PhD,Tim R. Williams, MD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 17 August 2016
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Quality and Safety in Radiation Oncology is the first book to provide an authoritative and evidence-based guide to the understanding and implementation of quality and safety procedures in radiation oncology practice. Alongside the rapid growth of technology and radiotherapy treatment options for cancer in recent years, quality and safety standards are not only of the utmost importance but best practices ensuring quality and safety are crucial aspect of modern radiation oncology training. A detailed exploration and review of these standards