Handbook of Perioperative and Procedural Patient Safety, 1st Edition
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- Presents the knowledge and experience of a multidisciplinary team from Johns Hopkins University, which created the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP), an approach for improving safety culture and engaging frontline clinicians to identify and mitigate defects in care delivery.
- Discusses the scope and prevalence of perioperative harm, causes of error in healthcare, and perioperative never events.
- Covers safe practices, cognitive workload and fatigue, and the effects of noise in the OR.
- Includes several team-based chapters such as the dynamics of surgical teams, safer perioperative team communication, and the culture of safety.
- Consolidates today’s available information and guidance into a single, convenient resource.
1 The science of human error
2 The scope and prevalence of perioperative harm
3 Systems thinking in the operating room
4 Culture of safety
5 Dynamics of surgical teams
6 Structured perioperative team communication
7 Human factors and ergonomics in the operating room
8 Prehabilitation and enhanced recovery after surgery
9 Preoperative preparation of the surgical patient
10 Designing safe procedural sedation: adopting a resilient culture
11 Enhancing medication safety during the perioperative period
12 Surgical site and other acquired perioperative infections
13 Occupational well-being, resilience, burnout, and job satisfaction of surgical teams
14 Redesigning the operating room for safety
15 A perioperative safety and quality change management model and case study: Muda Health
Juan A Sanchez, MD, Department of Surgery, Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT, USA, Robert S. D. Higgins, MD, MSHA, The William Stewart Halsted Professor, Chair and Surgeon-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland and Paula S. Kent, DrPH, MSN, MBA, RN, CPPS, Patient Safety Specialist, Global Collaborations, TeamSTEPPS Program Lead, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland