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Title Patient safety, law policy and practice / edited by John Tingle and Pippa Bark
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 244 pages)
Contents Managing safety, quality and risk / Ash Samanta and Jo Samanta -- Pre-trial clinical negligence issues / Charles Foster -- The tort of negligence and patient safety / Jose Miola -- Medical ethics and patient safety / Nils Hoppe -- Psychological aspects of patient safety / Pippa Bark -- Blame free reporting : international developments / Johan Legemaate -- Economic aspects of hospital patient safety / Stephen Heasell -- Patient safety in secondary care / Ash Samanta and Jo Samanta -- Patient safety in mental health care / Eva Sundin, James Houston and Jamie Murphy -- Regulating patient safety in the European Union : realistic aspiration or unattainable goal? / Jean V. McHale -- Patient safety and clinical risk management in Germany / Marc Stauch -- Patient safety and clinical risk in Canada / Joan M Gilmour -- Patient safety and clinical risk in the USA / Ronni P. Solomon
Summary The chapters in this book explore the patient safety managerial structures that exist in countries where there are developed patient safety infrastructures and cultures. The legal structures of these countries are explored and related to major in-country patient safety issues in order to draw comparisons and conclusions on patient safety
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical errors -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
Medical errors -- Prevention -- Law and legislation.
Form Electronic book
Author Tingle, John.
Bark, Pippa.
ISBN 9780203830734 (electronic bk.)
0203830733 (electronic bk.)