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The Resource Epidemic of medical errors and hospital-acquired infections : systemic and social causes, edited by William Charney, (electronic book)

Epidemic of medical errors and hospital-acquired infections : systemic and social causes, edited by William Charney, (electronic book)

Label
Epidemic of medical errors and hospital-acquired infections : systemic and social causes
Title
Epidemic of medical errors and hospital-acquired infections
Title remainder
systemic and social causes
Statement of responsibility
edited by William Charney
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"'Do no harm' a particularly leading and important phrase in the delivery of healthcare is not working. In fact depending on the epidemiological approach and which data sets one applies, medical errors, hospital acquired infections (HAIs) and pharmaceutical errors combined are the second or third leading killer of Americans annually: approximately 300,000 die from a combination of medical errors, hospital acquired infections (HAIs), and pharmaceutical errors ... 100,000 per category. Add to these numbers the hundreds of thousands who are harmed (morbidity) but not killed (mortality) changing quality of life and a substantial problem is defined"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
362.1028/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
R729.8
LC item number
.E65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1947-
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  • Charney, William
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Medical errors
  • Cross infection
  • Medical care
Label
Epidemic of medical errors and hospital-acquired infections : systemic and social causes, edited by William Charney, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Control code
EBC863091
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 336 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781420089301
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Epidemic of medical errors and hospital-acquired infections : systemic and social causes, edited by William Charney, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Control code
EBC863091
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 336 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781420089301
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

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