Improving Patient Safety Through Teamwork and Team Training

Improving Patient Safety Through Teamwork and Team Training

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Team training has become a tradition in healthcare, where it has helped produce significantly positive results in patient safety. It is widely acknowledged that medical teamwork is essential, yet the coordination, communication, and cooperation behind it has never been carefully examined. This book provides a comprehensive study of the science behind improving team performance in the delivery of clinical care. Leaders in the field, Eduardo Salas and Karen Frush, have
assembled scholars, practitioners, and professionals to offer a combination of practical advice and insight as well as a look into the scientific foundation of teamwork. Chapters offer helpful guidelines and lessons on how to improve performance in the team setting, including how to measure success,
how to monitor training, pitfalls and challenges, and how the different needs of various clinical situations.


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Author(s)
Dr. Eduardo Salas, Karen Frush
Format
Paperback | 288 pages
Dimensions
178 x 254 x 15mm | 506g
Publication date
04 Oct 2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0195399099
ISBN13
9780195399097
Bestsellers rank
791,420