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Title Quality management in intensive care : A practical guide / edited by Bertrand Guidet, Andreas Valentin, Hans Flaatten.
Imprint Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
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 SCGH Library  616.028 QUA 2016    AVAILABLE


Phys. Description xii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge medicine
Cambridge medicine (Series)
Contents Use of checklists -- Daily goal discussions -- Common ICU procedures: central venous catheters insertion and management -- Use of guidelines and bundles -- Nosocomial/healthcare-associated infections -- Optimal handover of ICU patients -- Diagnostic pathways -- Transport of ICU patients -- Mortality and morbidity conferences -- Intensive care unit triage -- End-of-life care -- Tools to improve patient safety and adverse events -- Clinical data management -- Electronic ICU management systems -- ICU staff: needs and utilization -- Severity scoring, improved care? -- Implementation of evidence-based practice -- Addressing barriers for change in clinical practice -- Teambuilding -- Conflict management in the intensive care unit -- From polio to hospital-wide care: the evolution of intensive care -- Patient and family satisfaction -- Follow-up after intensive care -- In situ small-scale simulation -- National ICU registries -- Quality Indicators -- Benchmarking: from comparison to performance -- Volume and outcome -- Competence-based training and education -- Applications of telemedicine in the intensive care unit.
Subject Critical Care -- methods.
Quality Control.
Intensive Care Units -- organization & administration.
Quality Assurance, Health Care -- methods.
Other Number 2015032932
Alt Author Guidet, B. (Bertrand), editor.
Valentin, Andreas, MD, editor.
Flaatten, Hans, editor.
ISBN 9781107503861 (hardback)