Human factors in patient safety

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Croner Publications , Kingston upon Thames
StatementThoreya Swage and Ben Hastings.
SeriesHealth service manager -- issue 48, 7 August 2003
ContributionsHastings, Ben., Croner Publications.
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This book draws on both areas to provide a compendium of human factors and ergonomics issues relevant to health care and patient safety. The second edition Human factors in patient safety book a more practical approach with coverage of methods, interventions, and applications and a greater range of domains such as medication safety, surgery, anesthesia, and infection prevention.5/5(3).

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Written from a scientific, human factors perspective, Patient Safe The risks to patients are many and diverse, and the complexity of the healthcare system that delivers them is huge. Yet the discourse is often oversimplified and underdeveloped/5. Increased concern for patient safety has put the issue at the top of the agenda of practitioners, hospitals, and even governments.

The risks to patients are many and diverse, and the complexity of the healthcare system that delivers them is huge. Yet the discourse is often oversimplified and underdeveloped. Written from a scientific, human factors perspective, Patient Safety: A Human Factors. The first edition of Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety took the medical and ergonomics communities by storm with in-depth coverage of human factors and ergonomics research, concepts, theories, models, methods, and interventions and how they can be applied in health care.

Other books focus on particular human. Patient Safety: A Human Factors Approach Sidney Dekker ''With coverage ranging from Human factors in patient safety book influence of professional identity in medicine and problematic nature of ''human error'', to the psychological and social features that characterize healthcare work, to the safety-critical aspects of interfaces and automation, this book spans the width of.

This book is unique in providing a comprehensive overview of the human factors issues relevant to patient safety during acute care. By elucidating the principles of human behavior and decision-making in critical situations and identifying frequent sources of human error, it will help healthcare Brand: Springer International Publishing.

This book discusses the latest advances in human factors and ergonomics, focusing on methods for improving quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care. By emphasizing the physical, cognitive, and organizational aspects of human factors and ergonomics applications, it presents various perspectives, including those of.

patient safety management; Reflecting developments and advances in the five years since the first edition, the book explores medical technology and telemedicine and puts a special emphasis on the contributions of human factors and ergonomics to the improvement of patient safety and quality of care.

This report was prepared for WHO Patient Safety’s Methods and Measures for Patient Safety Working Group. It provides a basic description of major topic areas relating to human factors relevant. Written by experts in the field, Human Factors in Surgery: Enhancing Safety and Flow in Patient Care describes elements of the surgical system and highlights the lessons learned from systems engineering.

It serves as a valuable resource for surgeons at any level. The occurrence of failures and mistakes in health care, from primary care procedures to the complexities of the operating room, has become a hot-button issue with the general public and within the medical community.

Around the Patient Bed: Human Factors and Safety in Health Care examines the problem and investigates the tools to improve health care. The breadth of the human factors approach is itself testimony to the realization that there are no easy answers or silver bullets for resolving the issues in patient safety.

A user-friendly introduction to the approach, this book takes the complexity of health care seriously and doesn’t over simplify the problem/5(14). Henriksen K. Human factors and patient safety: continuing challenges.

In: Carayon P, editor. The handbook of human factors and ergonomics in health care and patient safety. Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associated Inc; pp.

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It provides multi-dimensional human-centered insights from the viewpoint of academic surgeons and experts in human factors engineering to improve workflow, treatment time, and : Springer International Publishing.

The first edition of Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety took the medical and ergonomics communities by storm with in-depth coverage of human factors and ergonomics research, concepts, theories, models, methods, and interventions and how they can be applied in health care.

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A user-friendly introduction to the approach, this book takes the complexity of health care seriously and doesn’t over simplify the problem. Increased concern for patient safety has put the issue at the top of the agenda of practitioners, hospitals, and even governments.

The risks to patients are many and diverse, and the complexity of the healthcare system that delivers them is huge. Yet the discourse is often oversimplified and underdeveloped. Written from a scientific, human factors.

There is a growing evidence base that quality improvement and human factors-based projects in healthcare have real impact on clinical outcomes for patients. The University of Oxford has a strong research base in patient safety, and this course benefits.

10 facts on patient safety August Patient safety is a serious global public health concern.

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It is estimated that there is a 1 in 3 million risk of dying while travelling by aeroplane. In comparison, the risk of patient death occurring due to a preventable medical accident, while receiving health care, is.

Nursing workload is affected by staffing levels and the patients’ conditions, but also by the design of the nurses’ work system. In this chapter, a description of different levels of workload, including situational workload, was offered, and a proposal for a human factors engineering approach aimed at reducing workload or at mitigating or balancing the impact of workload on nurses and.

Changes that initially improve patient safety at the expense of outcomes for providers (e.g., clinician burnout and injury) are not sustainable. Taking a human factors approach means that when safety incidents occur, it is important to have a non-punitive culture.

Instead of blaming individuals for events. information on human factors concepts and tools that are relevant to patient safety can be found in the following (see reference list for publication details). Barling, J. & Frone, M. () (Eds.) The Psychology of Workplace Safety.

Carayon, P. () (Ed). Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety. Flin R, et al (). Patient safety and human factors. A human factors approach to patient safety starts with an understanding of the things that support or hinder the way people work.

Thinking about people, thinking about systems. We need better system design. The system includes the equipment, devices, medication and information systems used. The very nature of human factors engineering precludes "one size fits all" solutions, but several tools and techniques are commonly used as human factors approaches to addressing safety issues.

Usability testing—Human factors engineers test new systems and equipment under real-world conditions as much as possible, in order to identify. The breadth of the human factors approach is itself testimony to the realization that there are no easy answers or silver bullets for resolving the issues in patient safety.

A user-friendly introduction to the approach, this book takes the complexity of health care seriously and doesn’t over simplify the problem/5(19).

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Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety took the medical and ergonomics communities by storm with in-depth coverage of human factors and ergonomics research, concepts, theories, models, methods, and interventions and how they can be applied in health care.

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Patient safety is a predominant feature of quality healthcare and something that every patient has the right to expect. Nurses must consider the safety of the patient as paramount in every aspect of their role; and it is now an increasingly important topic in pre-registration nursing programmes.