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Title Human factors and ergonomics of prehospital emergency care / edited by Joseph R. Keebler, Elizabeth H. Lazzara, Paul Misasi
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 237 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics of Emergency Medical Services -- chapter 2 Cognitive Factors in Emergency Medical Services -- chapter 3 Situation Awareness, Sociotechnical Systems, and Automation in Emergency Medical Services: Theory and Measurement -- chapter 4 Naturalistic Decision-Making in Emergency Medical Services -- chapter 5 Stress and Performance in Emergency Medical Services -- chapter 6 Expertise and Decision-Making in Emergency Medical Services -- chapter 7 Teams and Teamwork in Emergency Medical Services -- chapter 8 Defining the Prehospital Care Multiteam System -- chapter 9 Cognitive Aids in Emergency Medical Services -- chapter 10 Exploring Telemedicine in Emergency Medical Services: Guidance in Implementation for Practitioners -- chapter 11 Communication and Patient Care Handover: Prehospital Emergency Preparation -- chapter 12 Changes from Within: How Paramedic Services Can Lead the Way Human Factors Are Implemented in Healthcare -- chapter 13 Disaster and Response in Emergency Medical Services: Team Training to the Rescue -- chapter 14 Resilience Engineering in Prehospital Emergency Medical Services -- chapter 15 Emergency Medical Service Occupational Safety: Issues, Implications, and Remedies
Summary "This book provides an introduction to the field of human factors for individuals who are involved in the delivery and/or improvement of prehospital emergency care and describes opportunities to advance the practical application of human factors research in this critical domain. Relevant theories of human performance, including systems engineering principles, teamwork, training, and decision making are reviewed in light of the needs of current day prehospital emergency care. The primary focus is to expand awareness human factors and outlay the potential for novel and more effective solutions to the issues facing prehospital care and its practitioners."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Emergency medical services -- United States.
Emergency medical technicians -- United States
Emergency medicine -- United States
Medical emergencies -- United States
Medical errors -- United States -- Prevention
Patients -- Safety measures.
Emergency Medical Services.
MEDICAL -- Administration.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Engineering (General)
Emergency medical services.
Emergency medical technicians.
Emergency medicine.
Medical emergencies.
Medical errors -- Prevention.
Patients -- Safety measures.
United States.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Keebler, Joseph R., editor.
Lazzara, Elizabeth, editor.
Misasi, Paul, editor.
ISBN 1315280159