2016-01-15

The Ultimate Career Guide for International Medical Graduates to Work in the USA

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  • Full Title : The Ultimate Career Guide for International Medical Graduates to Work in the USA
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • ISBN Code : 1504994744
  • Pages : 116
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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This book contains essential information that all International Medical Graduates (IMG) will need in order to move to the USA and continue his/her career in medicine. Whether you are intending to return to your home country to work as a medical specialist/super specialist or remaining in the USA, this book has all of the information you need. This book is a detailed summary of knowledge and information gathered from various reliable sources including doctors, who graduated outside USA, but now successfully practicing medicine in the USA. Throughout this book you will find authentic links to invaluable information, contact details for personal mentoring, help with improving your CV and guidance for preparing for interviews.


2013-04-18

Making the System Work for Your Child with ADHD

By Peter S. Jensen
  • Full Title : Making the System Work for Your Child with ADHD
  • Author : Peter S. Jensen
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • ISBN Code : 1462512399
  • Pages : 284
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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There’s lots of help out there for kids with ADHD, but getting it isn’t always easy. Where can you turn when you’ve mastered the basics and “doing everything right” isn’t enough--the insurer denies your claims, parent-teacher meetings get tense, or those motivating star charts no longer encourage good behavior? Dr. Peter Jensen has spent years generating ways to make the healthcare and education systems work--as the father of a son with ADHD and as a scientific expert and dedicated parent advocate. No one knows more about managing the complexities of the disorder and the daily hurdles it raises. Now Dr. Jensen pools his own experiences with those of over 80 other parents to help you troubleshoot the system without reinventing the wheel. From breaking through bureaucratic bottlenecks at school to advocating for your child’s healthcare needs, this straightforward, compassionate guide is exactly the resource you’ve been looking for.


2015-03-30

The Transformation of Academic Health Centers

By Steven Wartman
  • Full Title : The Transformation of Academic Health Centers
  • Author : Steven Wartman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • ISBN Code : 0128010045
  • Pages : 290
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The Transformation of Academic Health Centers: The Institutional Challenge to Improve Health and Well-Being in Healthcare’s Changing Landscape presents the direct knowledge and vision of accomplished academic leaders whose unique positions as managers of some of the most complex academic and business enterprises make them expert contributors. Users will find invaluable insights and leadership perspectives on healthcare, health professions education, and bio-medical and clinical research that systematically explores the evolving role of global academic health centers with an eye focused on the transformation necessary to be successful in challenging environments. The book is divided into five sections moving from the broad perspective of the role of academic health centers to the role of education, training, and disruptive technologies. It then addresses the discovery processes, improving funding models, and research efficiency. Subsequent sections address the coming changes in healthcare delivery and future perspectives, providing a complete picture of the needs of the growing and influential healthcare sector. Outlines strategies for academic health centers to successfully adapt to the global changes in healthcare and delivery Offers forward-thinking and compelling professional and personal assessments of the evolving role of academic health centers by recognized outstanding academic healthcare leaders Includes case studies and personal reflections, providing lessons learned and new recommendations to challenge leaders Provides discussions on the discovery process, improving funding models, and research efficiency


2020-04-07

On Becoming a Healer

By Saul J. Weiner
  • Full Title : On Becoming a Healer
  • Author : Saul J. Weiner
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • ISBN Code : 1421437821
  • Pages : 208
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Each chapter ends with questions for reflection and discussion to help personalize the lessons for individual learners.


2018-10-26

The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

By Jeffrey Michael Clair,Richard Allman
  • Full Title : The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges
  • Author : Jeffrey Michael Clair,Richard Allman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1351841246
  • Pages : 350
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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"The Gerontological Prism" promotes disciplinary cooperation in aging research and practice. To some extent, each chapter explores a unified objective, that of generating a disciplinary-blind gerontology. The fundamental assumption throughout this book is that the aging individual and society can be enhanced by an understanding of the correlates of basic social, behavioral, demographic, economic, political, ethical, and biomedical processes involving aging. Each author touches on issues that have both social psychological, and practical policy significance. They aim toward sensitizing the reader to the possibilities of a properly informed interdisciplinary approach to gerontology.


2020-12-17

Gender

By Linda L. Lindsey
  • Full Title : Gender
  • Author : Linda L. Lindsey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1351590820
  • Pages : 754
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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A landmark publication in the social sciences, Linda Lindsey’s Gender is the most comprehensive textbook to explore gender sociologically, as a critical and fundamental dimension of a person’s identity, interactions, development, and role and status in society. Ranging in scope from the everyday lived experiences of individuals to the complex patterns and structures of gender that are produced by institutions in our global society, the book reveals how understandings of gender vary across time and place and shift along the intersecting lines of race, ethnicity, culture, sexuality, class and religion. Arriving at a time of enormous social change, the new, seventh edition extends its rigorous, theoretical approach to reflect on recent events and issues with insights that challenge conventional thought about the gender binary and the stereotypes that result. Recent and emerging topics that are investigated include the #MeToo and LGBTQ-rights movements, political misogyny in the Trump era, norms of masculinity, marriage and family formation, resurgent feminist activism and praxis, the gendered workplace, and profound consequences of neoliberal globalization. Enriching its sociological approach with interdisciplinary insight from feminist, biological, psychological, historical, and anthropological perspectives, the new edition of Gender provides a balanced and broad approach with readable, dynamic content that furthers student understanding, both of the importance of gender and how it shapes individual trajectories and social processes in the U.S. and across the globe.


2021-01-12

Get What's Yours for Health Care

By Philip Moeller
  • Full Title : Get What's Yours for Health Care
  • Author : Philip Moeller
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN Code : 1982134283
  • Pages : 368
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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At a time when healthcare and medical insurance are more important than ever comes this authoritative, unbiased new volume in the acclaimed Get What’s Yours series. Healthcare expert Philip Moeller has written a reliable, concise guide to healthcare and health insurance basics. He provides tools that patients need before, during, and after they get medical care. He describes the care we need, the care we don’t, and how to deal with doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. Moeller explains telemedicine and healthcare apps that have become so important during the coronavirus epidemic. The book shares the stories of disruptive health innovators who have given us access to true health costs, cheaper prescription drugs, and low-cost care in and outside the US. You will learn how to avoid poor care, fight back against denied insurance claims and inflated bills, and use social media to connect with powerful advocates. Throughout, Get What’s Yours for Healthcare draws on stories of people who share their lessons on how to successfully navigate the healthcare system. This invaluable guide helps people get access to the care they need at a price they can afford. It’s the book we all need now.


2001-03-01

You're Fifty-Now What?

By Charles Schwab
  • Full Title : You're Fifty-Now What?
  • Author : Charles Schwab
  • Publisher : Currency
  • ISBN Code : 0609504223
  • Pages : 336
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Every eight seconds someone in this country turns 50, an age at which even baby boomers can no longer put off becoming fiscally responsible and planning for the future. For everyone who finds that thought daunting (and that's an awful lot of us), Charles R. Schwab, America's most trusted figure in financial services, is here to outline the simple steps we should take to evaluate what we have, determine what we'll need, and put our money to work to make our future one of reward instead of worry. In the same upbeat, user-friendly style that made Charles Schwab's Guide to Financial Independence a bestseller, You're Fifty- Now What? offers a mix of clear and workable advice, simple worksheets, and a healthy dose of encouragement. In addition to learning how to accumulate and grow their money, readers will even find help with estate planning and charitable giving. His message is that the goal is not just financial security, but financial peace of mind. The way to get there is not by being a spectator, but a participant. It doesn't take special talent or advanced degrees; it just takes attention and a little time. With baby-boomers living longer and spending more time in retirement, the need is clear. Charles Schwab's You're Fifty- Now What? is the perfect place to get started.


2010-08-10

The Empowered Patient

By Elizabeth S. Cohen
  • Full Title : The Empowered Patient
  • Author : Elizabeth S. Cohen
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • ISBN Code : 0345523113
  • Pages : 240
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The facts are alarming: Medical errors kill more people each year than AIDS, breast cancer, or car accidents. A doctor’s relationship with pharmaceutical companies may influence his choice of drugs for you. The wrong key word on an insurance claim can deny you coverage. Through real life stories, including her own, and shrewd advice, CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen shows you how to become your own advocate and navigate the minefield of today’s health-care system. But there’s good news. Discover how to • find a doctor who “gets” you and listens to you • ask the right questions for the best treatment • make the most out of a short office visit • cut out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs • harness the power of the Internet for medical issues • fight back when claims are denied Combining the personal stories of patients across America with crucial advice on receiving the best possible health care, this guide will enable you to confront an often confusing and perilous system—and come out ahead.


2020-11-02

Joy in Medicine?

By Eve Shapiro
  • Full Title : Joy in Medicine?
  • Author : Eve Shapiro
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • ISBN Code : 0429828659
  • Pages : 494
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Eve Shapiro has been writing about patient-centered care, physician–patient communication, and relationships between doctors and their patients since 2007. In Joy in Medicine? What 100 Healthcare Professionals Have to Say about Job Satisfaction, Dissatisfaction, Burnout, and Joy, Eve turns her attention to those on the healthcare delivery side of this "sacred interaction." These healthcare professionals share their enthusiasm, joys, frustrations, disappointments, insights, advice, stories, fears, and pain, explaining how it looks and feels to work in healthcare today no matter who you are, where you work, or what your position is in the organizational hierarchy. The healthcare professionals who provide patient care deserve our collective interest in their humanity. Without some insight into who they are and the forces with which they struggle every day, we cannot fully appreciate the obstacles to providing the care we all want for ourselves and our families during the best of times, let alone in the uncertain times that lie ahead.


Valuebased purchasing for physicians under Medicare : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, July 21, 2005.

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  • Full Title : Valuebased purchasing for physicians under Medicare : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, July 21, 2005.
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  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • ISBN Code : 1422334325
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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2016-05-03

ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities

By American College of Sports Medicine,Geoffrey E. Moore,J. Larry Durstine,Patricia L. Painter
  • Full Title : ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
  • Author : American College of Sports Medicine,Geoffrey E. Moore,J. Larry Durstine,Patricia L. Painter
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • ISBN Code : 1492586099
  • Pages : 416
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities reveals common ground between medical and exercise professionals, creating a more collaborative approach to patient care. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) with contributions from a specialized team of experts, this text presents a framework for optimizing patients’ and clients’ functionality by keeping them physically active. Featuring new content on common comorbid conditions, this edition is streamlined and updated to better suit chronic populations. This fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities outlines why exercise is significant in the treatment and prevention of disease, advises medical and exercise professionals in considering proper exercise prescription protocols, and provides evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs. Major advancements and features of the fourth edition include the following: • Current evidence on exercise management for persons with multiple conditions, providing guidance on working with these common yet complex populations • A refocused goal of using physical activity to optimize patients’ and clients’ functionality and participation in life activities rather than only to treat and prevent disease • Specific content to help physicians prescribe physical activity and exercise to patients for promotion of health, well-being, and longevity • Reorganization of case studies into one streamlined chapter along with commentary from the senior editor to encourage critical thinking and recognize the unique needs of each patient The case studies in the text are real-life scenarios that help professionals and clinicians combine scientific knowledge with experience to find appropriate solutions for each individual. Commentary on the case studies from the senior editor illustrates when improvisation may be appropriate and where further research is needed. Tables are highlighted throughout the text to help readers quickly reference important clinical information. Evidence-informed guidelines, suggested websites, and additional readings further encourage practical use of information and identify further learning opportunities. For instructors, an ancillary PowerPoint presentation package aids in classroom discussion. The critical element that distinguishes the fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities is its unifying mission to incorporate physical activity and exercise in both disease treatment and prevention. Its emphasis on assisting people with multiple conditions, which is ever present in health care today, moves beyond primary and secondary prevention to focus on how patients and clients can be kept physically active and functionally fit.


2015-12-22

Risk Management, Liability Insurance, and Asset Protection Strategies for Doctors and Advisors

By David Edward Marcinko,Hope Rachel Hetico
  • Full Title : Risk Management, Liability Insurance, and Asset Protection Strategies for Doctors and Advisors
  • Author : David Edward Marcinko,Hope Rachel Hetico
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • ISBN Code : 1498725996
  • Pages : 784
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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It is not uncommon for practicing physicians to have more than a dozen separate insurance policies to protect their medical practice and personal assets. Yet, most doctors understand very little about their policies.Risk Management, Liability Insurance, and Asset Protection Strategies for Doctors and Advisors: Best Practices from Leading Consultant


2007-11-27

Encyclopedia of Epidemiology

By Sarah Boslaugh
  • Full Title : Encyclopedia of Epidemiology
  • Author : Sarah Boslaugh
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • ISBN Code : 1452265593
  • Pages : 1240
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The Encyclopedia of Epidemiology presents state-of-the-art information from the field of epidemiology in a less technical and accessible style and format. With more than 600 entries, no single reference provides as comprehensive a resource in as focused and appropriate manner. The entries cover every major facet of epidemiology, from risk ratios to case-control studies to mediating and moderating variables, and much more. Relevant topics from related fields such as biostatistics and health economics are also included.


2021-07-26

Primary Care Pediatrics for the Nurse Practitioner

By Theresa Kyle, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE
  • Full Title : Primary Care Pediatrics for the Nurse Practitioner
  • Author : Theresa Kyle, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN Code : 0826140955
  • Pages : 900
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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"Like a Maestro who orchestrates multiple virtuosos to perform an exquisite musical symphony, Dr. Kyle and her editorial team have united a remarkable group of national pediatric clinicians, educators, scientists, advocates and thought leaders to share their expertise in this textbook dedicated for nurse practitioner students…Using a wealth of evidence-based, multifaceted tools to cultivate competence and confidence, this textbook offers a refined approach toward successful certification and professional credentialing in pediatric primary care. [It is] an academic tool to promote excellence among our future pediatric providers who will undoubtedly recall this resource as a foundation in their development." -Anne Derouin, DNP, APRN, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP Professor, Assistant Dean, MSN Program Duke University School of Nursing Durham, NC Distinguished by its reader-friendly, streamlined presentation of essential information, this comprehensive text delivers all of the core content covered in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care curriculum. With a focus on practical application of knowledge and the development of sound diagnostic reasoning, this text emphasizes health supervision and promotion, and disease prevention and management from the standpoint of the nurse practitioner. Information mirrors the Pediatric Nurse Certification Board test blueprint--including an exam chapter map linking content areas to the exam outline--to ensure mastery of all components of evidence-based care. Organized in four units, each chapter within a unit is structured similarly to ease the learning process for the reader. Beginning with a section on the foundations of child health, the content progresses through growth and development during the pediatric lifespan, child health promotion and wellness visits, into the final section on pediatric disease management presented in SOAP format. Current evidence-based guidelines, useful decision-making algorithms, procedures, and resources for families and nurse practitioners are referenced throughout the text. A comprehensive ancillary resource bundle includes an instructor's manual with WHAT-WHY-APPLY case studies, a test bank including certification exam style questions, PowerPoints, and a color image bank, as well as student resources containing an online prescribing guide for the top 10 pediatric disorders, and patient education downloads. Key Features: Designed in user-friendly, accessible style with brief paragraphs and bulleted lists. Chapters include student learning outcomes, an introduction, a CPNP-PC exam content chapter map, Pro Tips and Alerts, and summarizing key points. Provides distinct sections on health promotion/prevention and disease diagnosis/management. Presents separate coverage of acute and chronic disorders and their necessary referrals. Offers user-friendly algorithms for differential diagnosis. Contains resource links to Bright Futures and Mass General Pediatric symptom checklists, CDC immunization schedules, and other tools. Ancillary resource bundle includes an instructor's manual, test bank, PowerPoints, image bank, online prescribing guide, and patient education downloads.


2020-12-15

The Corporatization of American Health Care

By J. Warren Salmon,Stephen L. Thompson
  • Full Title : The Corporatization of American Health Care
  • Author : J. Warren Salmon,Stephen L. Thompson
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • ISBN Code : 3030606678
  • Pages : 307
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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In this book, the authors, as policy analysts, examine the overall context and dynamics of modern medicine, focusing on the changing conditions of medical practice through the lens of corporatization of medicine, physician unionization, physician strikes, and current health policy directions. Conditions affecting the American medical profession have been dramatically altered by the continuing crises of cost increases, quality concerns, and lack of access facing our population, along with the ongoing corporatization toward bottom-line dictates. Pressures on practitioners have been intensifying with much greater scrutiny over their clinical decision-making. Topics explored among the chapters include: History of the Corporatization of American Medicine: The Market Paradigm Reigns Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Drug Store Chains, and Pharmacy Benefit Manager/Insurer Integration Medical Practice: From Cottage Industry to Corporate Practice Medical Malpractice Crisis: Oversight of the Practice of Medicine Big Data: Information Technology as Control over the Profession of Medicine Physician Employment Status: Collective Bargaining and Strikes The Corporatization of American Health Care offers different perspectives with the hopes that physicians will unite in a new awareness and common cause to curtail excessive profit-making, renew professional altruism, restore the charitable impulse to health provider institutions, and unite with other professionals to truly raise levels of population health and the quality of health care. It is also a necessary resource for health policy analysts, healthcare administrators, health law attorneys, and other associated health professions.


2019-07-08

Not What the Doctor Ordered

By Jeffrey C. Bauer
  • Full Title : Not What the Doctor Ordered
  • Author : Jeffrey C. Bauer
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • ISBN Code : 1351686585
  • Pages : 156
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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This 25th Anniversary edition completely updates the powerful insights and policy recommendations of Not What the Doctor Ordered, first published in 1993 by renowned healthcare futurist and medical economist the author. It presents specific solutions to serious problems of cost, quality, access, and outcomes by allowing all Americans to purchase services directly from caregivers who provide an expanding array of medical services at least as well as physicians—at lower cost. Focusing on new realities of the 21st century, the authorshows not only why giving consumers the right to choose advanced practitioners is the top priority for improving our overpriced, underperforming medical care delivery system, but also how to make the necessary changes. As he clearly and concisely explains from medical and economic perspectives, the key is eliminating physicians’ monopoly powers over advanced practice nurses, clinical pharmacists, physical therapists, clinical psychologists, and other advanced practice (AP) health professionals who now rival physicians in scientific knowledge and caregiving skills within well-defined scopes of practice regulated by state governments.


2011-12-20

Patient Safety and Hospital Accreditation

By Sharon Ann Myers, RN, MSN, MSB, FACHE, FAIHQ, CPHQ, CPHRM
  • Full Title : Patient Safety and Hospital Accreditation
  • Author : Sharon Ann Myers, RN, MSN, MSB, FACHE, FAIHQ, CPHQ, CPHRM
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN Code : 0826106404
  • Pages : 340
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Improving the culture of safety in our health care institutions is an essential component of preventing or reducing errors as well as improving overall health care quality. This book presents the clinically tested Myer's Patient Safety Model for health care system leaders, middle managers, and administrators to build their patient safety program and to help sustain, renew, or obtain accreditation. The author provides detailed explanations of why medical errors still occur in accredited hospitals, and provides the much needed organization-wide steps to prevent these errors and enhance patient safety for improved outcomes. Current patient safety challenges are discussed with an emphasis on the concept of reliability. The Myers Model is examined in detail, along with current evidence for its three interrelated levels of organizational structure-the leadership (system) level, the unit (microsystem) level, and the individual level. The text includes interviews about key aspects of patient safety with three leaders of major health care accreditation programs in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Additionally, it provides an overview of reporting systems within the U.S. and covers two essential tools for patient safety-root cause analysis and failure mode and effect analysis. The book links all aspects of patient safety with accreditation standards at the national level, and also discusses efforts to globalize accreditation criteria and procedures. Key Features: Presents a clinically tested model for building a patient safety program and helping to sustain, renew, or obtain accreditation Provides tools for use in ensuring patient safety and accreditation, including root cause analysis and failure mode and effect analysis Discusses how aggregate data inform patient safety documentation and accreditation through integrated perspectives Offers a global view of accreditation and patient safety Includes techniques to improve communication among members of health care teams


2016-04-19

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety, Second Edition

By Pascale Carayon
  • Full Title : Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety, Second Edition
  • Author : Pascale Carayon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • ISBN Code : 1439830347
  • Pages : 876
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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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 factors and ergonomics issues such as human error or design of medical devices or a specific application such as emergency medicine. 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 takes 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. New topics include: work schedules error recovery telemedicine workflow analysis simulation health information technology development and design 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. In order to take patient safety to the next level, collaboration between human factors professionals and health care providers must occur. This book brings both groups closer to achieving that goal.


2006-01-01

Achieving Excellence in Medical Education

By Richard B. Gunderman
  • Full Title : Achieving Excellence in Medical Education
  • Author : Richard B. Gunderman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN Code : 1846283175
  • Pages : 179
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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A goldmine of theoretical insights and practical suggestions, Achieving Excellence in Medical Education explores the essential question facing medical educators and learners today: What is our vision of educational excellence, and what can we do to enhance our performance? Among the topics explored within this engaging, informative, and thought-provoking text are: - Education's position as a priority of medical schools - Seminal educational insights from non-medical educators - Best practices of outstanding educators and learners - Promises and pitfalls of new educational technologies - Key resources for promoting excellence in medical education - Medical education's role in preparing future leaders - Leadership roles for medical schools in universities and society "Richard Gunderman's remarkable volume Achieving Excellence in Medical Education is truly a learned treatise on medical education, educational evaluation, academic medical center leadership, and organizational development for excellence." -Thomas S. Inui, ScM, MD, President and CEO, Regenstrief Institute; Sam Regenstrief Professor of Health Services Research; Associate Dean for Health Care Research, and Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA "Gunderman draws on a rich tradition and provocatively challenges us to enact an ethical medicine that makes teaching and learning integral to clinical practice." -Alfred I Tauber, MD, Professor of Philosophy; Zoltan Kohn Professor of Medicine, Director, Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA