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Breast Disease Management

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Allied Health Professions; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Skills; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Nursing Skills; Communication Skills. 264 pages.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 10 women and the majority of UK women will attend a breast clinic at least once during their lives. The patient's journey through assessment and management is one...

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Clinical error: the scale of the problem

John Reynard, John Reynolds and Peter Stevenson.

in Practical Patient Safety

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 5119 words.

Chapter 1 discusses the evidence that is accumulating that harm to patients resulting from errors by healthcare professionals is a very significant problem. The consequential costs in...

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Clinical errors: What are they?

John Reynard, John Reynolds and Peter Stevenson.

in Practical Patient Safety

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 17514 words.

Chapter 2 describes generic types of clinical errors that can occur in day-to-day practice together with practical ways of preventing these common sources of error. By generic we mean those...

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Error management

John Reynard, John Reynolds and Peter Stevenson.

in Practical Patient Safety

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 11631 words.

Chapter 5 discusses error management, which is the science and practice of controlling or mitigating human error and is a fundamental discipline in high reliability organizations. When...

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Practical Patient Safety

John Reynard, John Reynolds and Peter Stevenson.

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 320 pages.

Following recent high profile cases of surgical error in the UK and USA, patient safety has become a key issue in healthcare, now placed at heart of junior doctor's training. Errors made by...

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Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

Edited by Graeme McLeod, Colin McCartney and Tony Wildsmith.

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; History of Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Neurology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Peri-operative Care; Clinical Skills; Communication Skills; Anatomy; Ophthalmology; Obstetrics; Paediatric Surgery. 304 pages.

The fourth edition of this highly successful textbook discusses the practical applications of the various methods of regional anaesthesia, including ultrasound, as well as giving an account...

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