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Medical Error and Patient Safety

Human Factors in Medicine, 1st Edition

By George A. Peters, Barbara J. Peters

CRC Press

256 pages

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A difficult and recalcitrant phenomenon, medical error causes pervasive and expensive problems in terms of patient injury, ineffective treatment, and rising healthcare costs. Simple heightened awareness can help, but it requires organized, effective remedies and countermeasures that are reasonable, acceptable, and adaptable to see a truly significa

Table of Contents

Introduction. General Concepts. Medical Services. Medical Devices. Analysis. Human Factors. Management Errors. Communications. Drug Delivery.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED035000
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety