Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital Acuired Infections


Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital Acuired Infections [PDF / EPUB] Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital Acuired Infections Medical error as defined in Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital Acuired Infections Systemic and Social Causes encompasses many categories including but not limited to medical error hospital acuire Medical error as defined in Medical Errors MOBI õ Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital Acuired Infections Systemic and Social Causes encompasses many categories including but not limited to medical error hospital acuired infections medication errors deaths from misdiagnosis deaths from infectious diarrhea in nursing homes surgical and post operative complications lethal blood clots in veins and excessive radiation from CT scans When the deaths from these categories are counted Epidemic of PDF/EPUB ² they become the leading cause of fatality to Americans outpacing cancer and heart disease Add the numbers of fatalities mortality to the millions each year who are injured morbidity and whose uality of life is forever effected and an epidemic of harm is defined The book describes the many systemic and social causes of medical error and iatrogenic events all of which are cited in the peer of Medical Errors ePUB ´ review science that have a direct effect on the epidemic of patient injury but are rarely or never considered These systemic causes include factory medicine for profit medicine staffing ratios in clinical and non clinical departments shift work healthcare working conditions lack of accountability legal issues that conflict with patient safety issues bullying and hierarchical relationships training of healthcare workers that never rises to the level of of Medical Errors and Hospital eBook Á risk and injury to healthcare workers The premise of the book is that if the systemic or social causes are not considered or changed then medical error will continue to be an epidemic and no substantial impact in the numbers will be realizedAn expert with years of experience as a health and safety officer in healthcare and as an activist for community health and safety issues editor and author William Charney explores the issues surrounding medical errors and examines the science behind possible solutions He presents an efficient dialogue that produces a systemic exploration and targeting of the causes of medical error and drives an exacting message we are dealing with an epidemic of harm and unless systemic issues are solved little will change to subdue the epidemicInformation on the June Conference on the Epidemic of Medical Errors Hospital Acuired Infections in the US and Canada the Systemic Causes can be found on the CRC Press Issuu page.

  • Hardcover
  • 356 pages
  • Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital Acuired Infections
  • William Charney
  • English
  • 07 November 2016
  • 9781420089295

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