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Acknowledgements TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction PART I: OVERVIEW OF CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES 1. Patient Safety Issues , Susan V. White 2. National Patient Safety Initiatives, Susan V. White PART II: PUTTING PATIENT SAFETY INTO PRACTICE 3. Improving Patient Safety Using Quality Management Tools, Susan V. White 4. Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Patient Safety, Jacqueline Fowler Byers 5. Putting Patients in Charge of Their Health Care to Promote Patient Safety, Tania Daniels 6. Impact of Nurse Staffing on Patient Safety, Lynn Unruh 7. Improving the Nursing Work Culture, Jo Ann Miller & Mary Lou Brunell 8. Using Technology to Improve Patient Safety, Debra S. Roach, Susan V. White, Jacqueline Fowler Byers 9. The Role of Risk Management: The Needs, Benefits and Reasons to Disclose, Monica C. Berry PART III: PATIENT SAFETY IN SPECIFIC SETTINGS AND POPULATIONS 10. Pediatric Patient Safety, Jacqueline Fowler Byers & Beatrice A. Schafauser 11. Patient Safety in Acute and Critical Care, Jacqueline Fowler Byers 12. Patient Safety in Ambulatory Care, Susan V. White & Jacqueline Fowler Byers 13. Safety Issues with the Elderly and Chronically Ill, Janice Z. Peterson 14. Patient Safety in Behavioral Health, Christy L. Beaudin 15. Promoting Patient Safety of Research Participants, Jacqueline Fowler Byers Glossary of Terms List of Acronyms
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Medical errors United States Prevention, Medical care United States Quality control, Health services administration United States, Patient Care Management, Safety Management, Evidence-Based Medicine