Optimal Resources for Surgical Quality and Safety.
Surgery is complex and involves a wide range of possibilities for error that can result in patient harm. This textbook explores both technical and organizational contributors to those factors. The authors provide context for how leaders can address weaknesses across all phases of surgical care to help improve safety. Topics covered include high reliability, teamwork, communication, and patient-centered culture.
Hoyt DB, Ko CY, eds. Chicago, IL: American College of Surgeons; 2017. ISBN: 9780996826242.