The latest edition of Patient Safety in the OR offers articles that can help OR administrators, perioperative directors, and their staffs provide a safer environment for surgical patients and measure up to the latest standards for reimbursement imposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The sixth edition of this book focuses on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the shift from fee-for-services to value-based purchasing and how those two major players have upped the ante for patient safety in recent years. Readers will find an overarching theme of enhanced communication in these articles, as well as developments in clinical issues such as retained surgical items, pressure ulcers, bioburden, infection risks related to endoscopy practices, and more.
The Table of Contents includes:
- Communication, collaboration improve safety
- Infection prevention
- Preventing errors
- Perioperative care
- Technology safety
- And more
For a complete Table of Contents, click here.
Format: Perfect bound book
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