Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses

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Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses

Description

This comprehensive handbook for nurses examines the broad range of issues involved in providing high-quality and safe care across health care settings.

It addresses the following topics:

  • Patient safety and quality
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Patient-centered care
  • Working conditions and the work environment for nurses
  • Critical opportunities for patient safety and quality improvement
  • Tools for quality improvement and patient safety

Developer:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: June 2008
Last Updated: 12/18/13

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