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Hazards in hospital care

Hazards in hospital care

ensuring patient safety

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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospitals -- Safety measures,
  • Medical errors -- Prevention,
  • Accident Prevention,
  • Hospital Administration,
  • Patients,
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care

  • Edition Notes

    StatementShizuko Y. Fagerhaugh ... [et al.].
    SeriesJossey-Bass health series, Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series
    ContributionsFagerhaugh, Shizuko Y.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA969.9 .H39 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2408239M
    ISBN 101555420737
    LC Control Number87045509

    The Hospital Safety Professional’s Handbook, Fifth Edition, gives you the necessary. resources to handle evolving safety requirements. With a new emphasis on risk assessment, emergency planning, and complex issues such as hazardous waste disposal, this is the one handbook you need to handle all of your safety duties! This book will help you. English after Key words used included “occupational hazards to healthcare workers,” “hospital hazards,” “industrial hygiene control measures hospitals,” as well as specific well-known hospital hazards such as ethylene oxide, glutaraldehyde, antineoplastic drugs, needlestick injuries, ionizing radiation, and safe patient Size: 1MB.

    Equipment hazards; Workplace violence; Workplace stress; For such potential hazards, a hospital can minimize the risk of injury to its workers by identifying the specific sources of the hazards, and then taking specific measures to minimize the risks posed by those hazards. The Hazards of Hospital Care When Hospitals Care Fails Us, Why Should We Not Blame? Presented at A Writer's Evening, Vanni Bistro Caf é, Berkeley, CA, 10/9/ published a book on Migrant Health Policy and many articles in publications such as the New England Journal of Medicine and the AMA Journal, and taught some.

    The hospital and construction industries and occupations in these industries ranked among the top five for all hazards. For example, for hospital workers the difference between proportion exposed. Control of occupational hazards to which anesthesiologists are exposed daily is necessary in order to develop an appropriate workplace and minimize risks to the good practice of anesthesiology. This contributes to decrease absenteeism, improve patients’ care and quality of life of by: 8.


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Healthcare Hazards: Infrastructure. Staff Patients 3. Critical infrastructure Hazards 4. Some of the principle occupational hazards and risks within selected hospital departments. Possible underlying causes of these hazards and risks.

Related Health and Safety Authority documents which provide information on best practice with regard to these particular hazards. Home Care Patients.

The patient population served by home health care is large, growing, and increasingly frail and elderly. The increase in home care is being driven by continued efforts at medical cost saving 24 that began in the late s when a nationwide campaign to reduce medical costs led to decreased length of hospital stays and the early discharge of many patients to home by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Medical technology and the dificulties of ensuring safe care --Trajectory of illness: a framework for organizing and managing clinical safety --Identifying the complex sources of clinical hazards --Processes for controlling hazards --Preventing, assessing, monitoring, and.

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