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Patient safety and quality : an evidence-based handbook for nurses / edited by Ronda G. Hughes.

Other author/creatorHughes, Ronda.
Other author/creatorRobert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Other author/creatorUnited States. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Format Book and Electronic
Publication InfoRockville, MD : Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2008.
Description3 volumes ; 28 cm.
Subject(s)
Portion of title Evidence-based handbook for nurses
Series AHRQ publication ; no. 08-0043
AHRQ publication ; no. 08-0043. ^A457037
Contents Vol. 1. Section I: Patient safety and quality -- Section II: Evidence-based practice -- Section III: Patient-centered care -- -- Vol. 2. Section IV: Working conditions and the work environment for nurses -- Section V: Critical opportunities for patient safety and quality improvement -- -- Vol. 3. Section VI: Tools for quality improvement and patient safety
Abstract "Nurses play a vital role in improving the safety and quality of patient car -- not only in the hospital or ambulatory treatment facility, but also of community-based care and the care performed by family members. Nurses need know what proven techniques and interventions they can use to enhance patient outcomes. To address this need, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), with additional funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has prepared this comprehensive, 1,400-page, handbook for nurses on patient safety and quality -- Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. (AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043)." - online AHRQ blurb, http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nurseshdbk/
General note"April 2008."
General noteOn back cover of: v. 1: AHRQ publication no. 08-0043-1, May 2008, ISBN no.: 978-58763-353-9; v. 2 AHRQ publication no. 08-0043-2, May 2008, ISBN no.: 978-58763-354-6; v. 3 AHRQ publication no. 08-0043-3, May 2008, ISBN no.: 978-58763-355-3.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
Cite as Hughes RF (ed.). Patient safety and quality: An evidence-based handbook for nurses. (Prepared with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.) AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2008 .
Other formsAlso available via the World Wide Web.
ISBN9781587633539 (v.1)
ISBN1587633531 (v.1)
ISBN9781587633546 (v.2)
ISBN158763354X (v.2)
ISBN9781587633553 (v.3)
ISBN1587633558 (v.3)

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