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Search results for "Nosocomial Infections"
Sydney, Australia: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care; 2008. ISBN: 9780980346275.
This report compiles public and private data to provide insight into the quality and safety of patient care in Australian hospitals.
Tools/Toolkit > Fact Sheet/FAQs
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2001. AHRQ Publication No. 01-0017.
A brief presentation of "pearls" to allow consumers to take an active role in preventing medical errors.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012. ISBN: 9781599407555.
This e-book provides tips for incorporating activities into daily hospital practice in conjunction with the 2013 National Patient Safety Goals.
Gardner E. Mod Healthc. May 18, 2009;39:28-31.
This article describes how one health system markedly improved its quality and safety by applying a safety technique used in the nuclear power industry.
Journal Article > Commentary
Saufl NM. J Perianesth Nurs. 2009;24:114-118.
This commentary provides background on the development of the Joint Commission's 2009 National Patient Safety Goals and summarizes the goals set for the hospital environment.
Tools/Toolkit > Multi-use Website
Washington State Hospital Association.
This Web site provides toolkits and information to help Washington hospitals adopt standard practices for emergency code calls, surgery preparation, isolation precautions, and wristband use.
National Priorities Partnership. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2008. ISBN: 1933875194.
This report resulted from a consensus program involving 28 national organizations that sought to outline goals for improving the US health care system and share examples of such efforts in patient safety and other identified areas.
Kapadia R. Smart Money. October 2006;15:112-114.
This article provides tips for consumers to help keep their hospital care as safe and hassle-free as possible.