Patient safety and quality an evidence-based handbook for nurses

"Nurses play a vital role in improving the safety and quality of patient car -- not only in the hospital or ambulatory treatment facility, but also of community-based care and the care performed by family members. Nurses need know what proven techniques and interventions they can use to enhance...

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Main Author: Hughes, Ronda
Corporate Authors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Rockville, MD Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2008, 2008
Series:AHRQ publication
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"Nurses play a vital role in improving the safety and quality of patient car -- not only in the hospital or ambulatory treatment facility, but also of community-based care and the care performed by family members. Nurses need know what proven techniques and interventions they can use to enhance patient outcomes. To address this need, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), with additional funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has prepared this comprehensive, 1,400-page, handbook for nurses on patient safety and quality -- Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. (AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043)." - online AHRQ blurb, http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nurseshdbk
Item Description:"April 2008.". - On back cover of: v. 1: AHRQ publication no. 08-0043-1, May 2008, ISBN no.: 978-58763-353-9; v. 2 AHRQ publication no. 08-0043-2, May 2008, ISBN no.: 978-58763-354-6; v. 3 AHRQ publication no. 08-0043-3, May 2008, ISBN no.: 978-58763-355-3. - Hughes RF (ed.). Patient safety and quality: An evidence-based handbook for nurses. (Prepared with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.) AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2008
Physical Description:3 v. 28 cm