|Statement||edited by Alison Kitson.|
|Series||Standards of care project series|
|Contributions||Kitson, Alison., RCN Standards of Care Project.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||47|
First textbook dedicated to the ideas of cultural competency and diversity in emergency medicine with a focus on quality of patient care; Case studies illustrate cross-cultural tools and language consistent with the ACGME Next Accreditation System milestones. The goals of measuring health care quality are to determine the effects of health care on desired outcomes and to assess the degree to which health care adheres to processes based on scientific evidence or agreed to by professional consensus and is consistent with patient Cited by: This new edition includes recent evidence and further coverage on patient safety and patient centred strategies for change. Written by an international expert author team, Improving Patient Care is an established standard text for postgraduate students of health policy, health services and health management. The strong author team are global professors involved in managing research and development in the field of quality improvement, evidence-based practice and guidelines, quality assessment 4/5(6). Patient safety and quality care are at the core of health care systems and processes and are inherently dependent upon nurses. To achieve goals in patient safety and quality, and thereby improve health care throughout this nation, nurses must assume the leadership role.
The quality of nursing care also includes attention to safety issues, for example, the accuracy of medication administration. Safe care also entails consistent monitoring tailored to patients’ conditions to guarantee early recognition of patient deterioration and, if problems are identified, benefit from a rapid, Cited by: Safe: Avoiding injuries to patients from the care that is intended to help them. Effective: Providing services based on scientific knowledge and best practice. Patient-centered: Providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs and values, ensuring that patients' values guide all clinical decisions. The Patient Care Technician Textbook is an all in one compiled resource for patient care technicians. The book covers majority of the topics in one book that you will not find in any other textbook, this makes it a unique buy for institutions and students. The ability to track quality of care for a wide range of patients is an important consideration for quality improvement. Hospitals, health care systems, and hospital associations use the AHRQ QIs for internal quality improvement, specifically to initiate case finding, root-cause analyses, and cluster identification, as well as to evaluate the impact of local interventions and to monitor Cited by:
Diversity and Inclusion in Quality Patient Care: Your Story/Our Story – A Case-Based Compendium, 2nd Edition is an essential resource for attending and resident physicians, nurses, staff, advanced practice providers, and students in emergency medicine, primary care. These chapters cover quality of care and cost impacts on the patient from HIT, changes for patients of varying socioeconomic statuses, physician perceptions of HIT, medical malpractice lawsuits involving the use of HIT, bioterrorism, and use of EMRs/5(5). And don't count on putting it down until you've read every word. This is a book to be devoured in one sitting! Quality of Care will have an obvious appeal to horse lovers and those with an interest in medicine, but the issues addressed in /5(17). The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.