Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery

Daniel J Guillaume, Matthew Hunt

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Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery covers recent improvements and presents solutions for problems that impact patient care. This book is written for anyone who works at the intersection of quality, safety and neurosurgery, including neurosurgeons, neurologists, clinical researchers looking to improve outcomes in neurosurgery, hospital quality and safety officers, department leaders, fellows and residents. Edited by neurosurgeons who helped build the culture of quality and safety in the Department of Neurosurgery at UMN, this work emphasizes quality and safety, whether through 'value based purchasing', finding specialty specific quality and safety metrics, or just the professional desire to provide quality care. Presents an overview of quality and safety in neurosurgical settings and discusses solutions for problems that impact patient care Gives readers the tools they need to improve quality and safety in neurosurgery Provides examples on how to implement new tactics Includes coverage on teams, competence, safety, hospital incentives, quality, the physician handoff, medication compliance and operating room efficiency, and more.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages296
ISBN (Electronic)9780128128992
ISBN (Print)9780128128985
StatePublished - Feb 28 2018


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