Books by Subject
- 2016 SpringerKevin Conrad, editor.This concise guide covers the evolution and expanding scope of hospital medicine and the variety of clinical, ethical and administrative situations a Hospitalist encounters. 500 questions on inpatient care, co-management of patients and hospital system management are provided with the goal of assessing clinical and academic competency. Questions feature actual cases with evidence-based solutions. Useful to physicians, house staff and advanced nurse practitioners, this up-to-date referenced learning text encompasses all aspects of hospital care.
- Achieving patient (aka customer) experience excellence : lessons from a successful cultural transformation in a hospital2014 CRCnetBASERhonda Dishongh, Qaalfa Dibeehi, Kalina Janevska, Gregory D. Erickson.1. Begin to spark -- 2. Personalize to motivate -- 3. Serve to lead -- 4. Connect to engage -- 5. Fail then account -- 6. Succeed then recognize -- 7. Inject fun to release pressure -- 8. Measure to coach -- 9. Action program spirit to achieve excellence -- 10. Get help to be independent.
- Anadolu Selçuklu ve Osmanli Ṣefkat Abideleri Ṣifahaneler : The Şifahanes of Philanthropic Monuments of the Seljuk and Ottoman Eras. 2. baskı.2015hazırlayan Abdullah Kılıç ; danışmanlar/consultants Ayten Altintas ... [and others] ; ... çeviri ve redaksiyon/translation Zeynep Alp ve Ekibi ...Discusses "houses of healing" established during the Seljuk and Ottoman eras which were visited by the authors. Evaluates these charitable institutions from the perspective of the history of medicine, the history of art, and cultural history. Presents medicine as practiced in the Anatolian Seljuk and Ottoman Empires, was well as their hospitals, followed by coverage of each facility (about 20, of which only two continue as hospitals).
- 2011 SpringerIan M. Gould, Jos W.M. van der Meer, editors.
- 2014 ProQuest Ebook Central, Limited to 1 simultaneous userCharles S. Bryan.Dr. James Woods Babcock, superintendent of the South Carolina State Hospital for the Insane from 1891 to 1914, led the American response to pellagra, producing the first English-language treatise on the disease and organizing the meetings of the National Association for the Study of Pellagra.
- 2014 Ovideditor, William R. Jarvis, President, Jason and Jarvis Associates, LLC, Port Orford, Oregon, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, San Francisco, California.Section I General Considerations of Hospital Infections -- 1. Epidemiology of Healthcare-Associated Infections / Belinda Ostrowsky -- 2. The Healthcare Epidemiologist / Bryan P. Simmons -- 3. Hand Hygiene / Didier Pittet -- 4. Occupational Health Services / Elizabeth A. Bolyard -- 5. The Development of Infection Surveillance and Prevention Programs / Keith F. Woeltje -- 6. Surveillance of Healthcare-Associated Infections / Robert P. Gaynes -- 7. The Use of Prevalence Surveys for Healthcare-Associated Infections Surveillance / Bruno P. Coignard -- 8. Investigating Endemic and Epidemic Healthcare-Associated Infections / William R. Jarvis -- 9. Epidemiologic Methods for Investigating Infections in the Healthcare Setting / Ebbing Lautenbach -- 10. Use of Computerized Systems in Healthcare Epidemiology / Keith F. Woeltje -- 11. The Role of the Laboratory in Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections / Daniel J. Diekema -- 12. The Practice of Epidemiology in Community Hospitals / August J. Valenti -- 13. The Role of Professional, Governmental, and Regulatory Organizations in Infection Prevention and Control / Tammy S. Lundstrom -- 14. Antimicrobial Stewardship: Programmatic Efforts to Optimize Antimicrobial Use / William R. Jarvis -- 15. Multidrug-Resistant Organisms: Epidemiology and Control / Mary K. Hayden -- 16. Molecular Biology of Resistance: A Brief History of Resistance Mechanisms and the Discovery of Gene Transfer / Robert A. Bonomo -- 17. Economic Evaluation of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Infection-Control and Antimicrobial-Stewardship Interventions / Sara E. Cosgrove -- 18. Epidemiology and Control of Healthcare-Acquired Infections in Limited-Resource Settings / Victor D. Rosenthal -- Section II Functional Areas of Concern -- 19. The Inanimate Environment / John M. Boyce -- 20. Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities / David J. Weber -- 21. Foodborne Disease Prevention in Healthcare Facilities / Susan Springthorpe -- 22. Clinical Laboratory---Acquired Infections / L. Barth Reller -- 23. Dialysis-Associated Complications and Their Control / Priti R. Patel -- 24. The Intensive Care Unit, Part A: HAI Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Surveillance, Engineering and Administrative Infection Control Practices, and Impact / Stephan A. Harbarth -- 25. The Intensive Care Unit, Part B: Antibiotic Resistance and Prevention of CVC-BSIs, Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections, and C. difficile / Dennis G. Maki -- 26. The Newborn Nursery and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit / Nalini Singh -- 27. The Perioperative Suite / Sharon Giarrizzo-Wilson -- 28. Ambulatory Care Settings / Kathleen H. Petersen -- 29. Infections in Long-Term Care Facilities / Chesley L. Richards Jr. -- Section III Endemic and Epidemic Hospital Infections -- 30. Incidence and Nature of Endemic and Epidemic Healthcare-Associated Infections / William R. Jarvis -- 31. Urinary Tract Infections / Carol E. Chenoweth -- 32. Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia / Henri Balaguera -- 33. Nosocomial Tuberculosis / Faiz Ahmad Khan -- 34. Infectious Gastroenteritis / Benjamin A. Lopman -- 35. Central Nervous System Infections / W. Michael Scheld -- 36. Surgical Site Infections / Keith S. Kaye -- 37. Infections of Burn Wounds / Basil A. Pruitt, Jr. -- 38. Infections due to Infusion Therapy / Leonard A. Mermel -- 39. Infections of Implantable Cardiac and Vascular Devices / Raymond Y. Chinn -- 40. Infections in Skeletal Prosthesis and Allografts / Daniel P. Lew -- 41. The Importance of Infection Control in Controlling Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms / Barry M. Farr -- 42. Healthcare-Associated Respiratory Viral Infections / Janice Lo -- 43. Preventing Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens in the Healthcare Setting / David K. Henderson -- 44. Healthcare-Associated Fungal Infections / Benjamin J. Park -- 45. Healthcare-Associated Infections in Transplant Recipients / Kent Sepkowitz -- 46. Miscellaneous Procedure-Related Infections / Robert A. Weinstein -- 47. Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infection Rates / Michael P. Stevens -- 48. Patient Safety / Moi Lin Ling.
- 2007 Ovideditor, William R. Jarvis.Epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections -- The healthcare epidemiologist -- Hand hygiene -- Personnel health services -- The development of infection surveillance and control programs -- Surveillance of healthcare-associated infections -- Investigating endemic and epidemic healthcare-associated infections -- Epidemiological methods for investigating infections in the healthcare setting -- Use of computerized systems in healthcare epidemiology -- The role of the laboratory in control of healthcare-associated infections -- The practice of epidemiology in community hospitals -- The role of professional and regulatory organizations in infection control -- Antimicrobial stewardship: programmatic efforts to optimize antimicrobial use -- Multiply drug-resistant pathogens: epidemiology and control -- Molecular biology of resistance -- Economic evaluation of healthcare-associated infections and infection control interventions -- Legal aspects of healthcare-associated infections -- Infection control: a global view -- The inanimate environment -- Sterilization and disinfection -- Foodborne disease prevention in healthcare facilities -- Clinical laboratory-acquired infections -- Dialysis-associated complications and their control -- The intensive care unit: part A. HAI epidemiology, risk factors, surveillance, engineering and administrative infection control practices, and impact -- The intensive care unit: part B. antibiotic resistance and prevention of CVC-BSIs, catheter-associated urinary tract infections and C. difficile -- The newborn nursery and the neonatal intensive care unit -- The operating room -- Ambulatory care setting -- Infections in long-term care facilities -- Incidence and nature of endemic and epidemic healthcare-associated infections -- Urinary tract infections -- Hospital-acquired pneumonia -- Tuberculosis -- Infectious gastroenteritis -- Central nervous system infections -- Surgical site infections -- Infections of burn wounds -- Infections due to infusion therapy -- Infections of implantable cardiac and vascular devices -- Infections in skeletal prostheses -- The importance of infection control in controlling antimicrobial-resistant pathogens -- Healthcare-associated respiratory viral infections -- Blood borne pathogen prevention -- Healthcare-associated fungal infections -- Infection in transplant recipients -- Miscellaneous procedure-related infections -- Public reporting of healthcare-associated infection rates -- Patient safety.Also available: Print – 2007
- 2013 Wileyedited by James C. Pile, Thomas E. Baudendistel, Brian J. Harte."This book presents the first evidence-based casebook for hospitalists and other hospital-based physicians, associated staff, and trainees. Each clinical chapter concludes with practical "pearls" for application to the user's own practice, while a free CD contains all images and case summaries in PowerPoint files. Based on and expanded from the wildly popular Clinical Care Conundrum (CCC) series in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, this attractive new volume combines high-quality images and text to form an indispensable reference and study text for the wards or the classroom"--Provided by publisher.
- 1994-The Library maintains a collection of articles on the rankings of hospitals in the United States.
- 2007 ClinicalKey[edited by] Mark V. Williams,Scott A. Flanders, Winthrop F. Whitcomb, Steven L. Cohn, Franklin A. Michota, Russell Holman, Richard Gross and Geno J. Merli.Nationally recognized experts equip the reader with practical, actionable guidance on all of the challenges faced every day in hospital medicine, making it easier to provide optimal care for every patient in an efficiently managed unit.
- 2007 ClinicalKeyedited by Lisa B. Zaoutis, Vincent W. Chiang ; associate editors, Allison Ballantine, Christopher P. Landrigan, Laura J. Mirkinson.1. What is a Hospitalist? -- 2. Pediatric Hospitalists: Efficiency and Quality of Care -- 3. Hospitalist Models of Care: Organization and Compensation -- 4. Quality of Care and Patient Satisfaction -- 5. Patient Safety and Medical Errors in Pediatric Hospitals -- 6. Infection Control for Pediatric Hospitals -- 7. Evidence-Based Medicine -- 8. Clinical Practice Guidelines -- 9. Approach to the Hospitalized Patient and Family -- 10. Hospitalist as Patient Advocate -- 11. Spiritual Care of the Hospitalized Child and Family -- 12. Pediatric Palliative, End-of-Life, and Bereavement Care -- 13. Transitions of Care in Hospitalized Children -- 14. Medical Consultation and Co-management -- 15. Transport Medicine for Hospitalists -- 16. Finances -- 17. Discharge planning, follow-up, payer relations, utilization management, home care -- 18. Ethics -- 19. Legal Issues: risk management, malpractice -- 20. Clinical Research -- 21. Protection of Patients, Research Subjects, and Confidentiality / IRBs and HIPPA -- 22. Medical Education; Inpatient Medical Education -- 23. Professional Organizations -- 24. Future Development of the Field -- 25. Abdominal Mass -- 26. Abdominal Pain -- 27. Acidosis -- 28. Altered Mental Status -- 29. Chest Pain -- 30. Cyanosis -- 31. Diarrhea -- 32. FTT -- 33. Fever -- 34. GI Bleeding -- 35. Hypertension -- 36. Hypoglycemia -- 37. Hyoptension/ Shock -- 38. Hypoxemia -- 39. Irritability/Intractable Crying -- 40. Limp/Joint Swelling -- 41. Lymphandenopathy/Adenitis -- 42. Mouth Pain/Lesions -- 43. Neck Pain -- 44. Petechiae/Purpura -- 45. Respiratory Distress (Wheezing, Stridor, SOB, Cough, Tachypnea) -- 46. Syncope -- 47. Vomiting -- 48. Delivery room medicine (NALS, premies, Apgars) -- 49. Term newborn (newborn screen, hips, hearing, hep B) -- 50. Birth Injury -- 51. Congenital anomalies -- 52. Respiratory Distress/TTN -- 53. Congenital and Perinatal Infections/Sepsis -- 54. Hypoglycemia, IDM -- 55. Hyperbilirubinemia -- 56. Neonatal abstinence/withdrawal -- 57. Dehydration -- 58. Electrolyte abnormalities (Na, K, Ca, Mg) -- 59. Antimicrobial Agents -- 60. Fever -- 61. FUO -- 62. Fever and Rash -- 63. CNS Infections -- 64. URTI -- 65. Neck and Oral Cavity Infections -- 66. Middle RTI and Bronchiolitis -- 67. Pneumonia -- 68. GI Infections -- 69. UTI -- 70. Bone, Joint, Soft-Tissue Infections -- 71. Catheter-related infections -- 72. HIV -- 73. Immunocompromised host -- 74. Apnea, ALTE, OSA -- 75. Asthma -- 76. Aspiration -- 77. BPD -- 78. Cystic Fibrosis -- 79. Airway Foreign Body -- 80. PFTs, and other tests of resp physiology -- 81. The Cardiac Exam -- 82. Approach to ECGs -- 83. Congenital Heart Disease -- 84. Endocarditis -- 85. Myocarditis/Cardiomyopathies -- 86. Pericarditis -- 87. Acute Rheumatic Fever -- 88. Diabetes Mellitus -- 89. Thyroid Disorders -- 90. Hypopituitarism/DI -- 91. Disorders of Calcium Metabolism -- 92. Adrenal Disorders -- 93. Biliary Disease -- 94. Constipation/encopresis -- 95. Gastritis and Ulcer Disease -- 96. Gastric emptying disorders -- 97. Hepatic Disorders -- 98. Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 99. Malnutrition -- 100. Pancreatitis -- 101. Feeding Issues -- 102. Kawasaki Disease -- 103. Henoch Schonlein Purpura -- 104. Juvenile Dermatomyositis -- 105. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis -- 106. Postinfectious Arthridites -- 107. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus -- 108. Acute renal failure -- 109. Chronic renal insufficiency/failure -- 110. Glomerulonephritis -- 111. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome -- 112. Interstitial Nephritis -- 113. Nephrotic Syndrome -- 114. Renal Tubular Acidosis -- 115. Renal Vein Thrombosis -- 116. Anemia -- 117. Sickle Cell Anemia -- 118. Neutropenia -- 119. Thrombocytopenia -- 120. Disorders of Coagulation and Thrombosis -- 121. Transfusion Medicine and Blood Products -- 122. Emergencies -- 123. Initial care/management of common tumors -- 124. Fever and neutropenia, other complications of chemotherapy/radiation -- 125. Issues surrounding bone marrow transplant patients (GVHD) -- 126. Seizure disorders and status epilepticus -- 127. Headache -- 128. Weakness/hypotonia -- 129. Stroke and aneurysms -- 130. Common chromosomal disorders -- 131. Hyperammonemia (urea cycle defects) -- 132. Hypoglycemia -- 133. Metabolic acidosis -- 134. Anaphylaxis -- 135. Medication allergies and desensitization -- 136. Immunodeficiencies -- 137. IVIG -- 138. Gen: obstruction -- 139. Gen :abdominal Pain/Acute Abd -- 140. Gen: hernias -- 141. Gen: trauma -- 142. ENT -- 143. Neurosurgery -- 144. Ophtho -- 145. Orthopedics -- 146. Plastics: burns -- 147. Thoracic: Pneumothorax, Pneumomediastinum, Chest tubes -- 148. Urology -- 149. Physical Exam Findings: lumps and bumps -- 150. Purpura -- 151. Vesicles and Bullae -- 152. Psoriasis -- 153. Vascular Anomalies -- 154. Scabies and Lice -- 155. Atopic Dermatitis -- 156. Cellulitis and Erysipelas -- 157. Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome -- 158. Ecthyma Gangrenosum -- 159. Drug-associated Skin Rashes -- 160. Erythema Mulitforme -- 161. Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis -- 162. Skin Diseases in Immunosuppressed Hosts -- 163. Erythrodermolysis Bullosa -- 164. Transplacentally Acquired Dermatoses of the Newborn -- 165. Depression -- 166. Suicide -- 167. Somataform disorders, diff dx of depression in hospitalized children -- 168. Agitation in hospitalized children -- 169. New onset psychosis -- 170. Eating Disorders -- 171. Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- 172. Menstrual Disorders: DUB, Amenorrhea, Menorrhagia -- 173. Shaken baby syndrome -- 174. Use of imaging/testing 6 skeletal survey, ophtho exam, CT -- 175. Injuries, signs/symptoms concerning for non-accidental trauma -- 176. Munchausen-by-proxy syndrome -- 177. Legal issues -- 178. Stabilization of poisoned patients -- 179. OTC and Diabetic Agents -- 180. Chemical Exposures -- 181. Lead and other metals, Chelation -- 182. Drugs of Abuse -- 183. Withdrawal syndromes -- 184. Burns, Smoke Inhalation, Carbon Monoxide -- 185. Heat Disorders -- 186. Hypothermia, Cold Disorders -- 187. Drowning, Near Drowning -- 188. Animal Bites, Rabies, Human Bites -- 189. Envenomations -- 190. Infant Botulism -- 191. Nuclear/Biological/Chemical Terrorism -- 192. Introduction: Definitions -- 193. Special approach to Complex Care Children -- 194. Common reasons for admission -- 195. Technology: enterostomy tubes, vascular access, shunts -- 196. DNR and other special issues -- 197. Sedation and Pain Management -- 198. Patient Preparation for Imaging -- 199. LP -- 200. Cath urine -- 201. ABG -- 202. IV -- 203. intraosseous -- 204. CVL -- 205. UAL, UVL -- 206. Phlebotomy -- 207. Trach change -- 208. Intubation -- 209. Noninvasive Ventilation -- 210. Thoracentesis -- 211. Paracentesis -- 212. Arthrocentesis -- 213. VP shunt check -- 214. VP tap -- 215. Gross/Fine Motor, Social, Language.
- Cultural resources and the Stanford University Medical Center facilities renewal and replacement project2007 Internet Archive[Laura Jones].Setting and land use history -- Archaeological resources in the project area -- Potential historic resources within the project boundary -- Historical context for medical building evaluation: the evolution of modern medical facility design in the twentieth century -- Pre-World War II medical facilities -- World War II era medical facilities -- Post World War II medical facilities -- Evaluation of Pre World War II medical facilities in the project area -- Evaluation of post World War II medical facilities in the project area -- Summary of potential cultural resources in the project area.
- 2009Alessia Minicozzi."When physicians complete their training, they are given a title of "attending" and given full authority to care for patients. Many researchers assume their training process is complete. However, through a sociological ethnographic study of first-year attending at a prestigious pediatric hospital, many unresolved issues emerge: developing a style of doctoring, acquiring an authoritative role, dealing with professional uncertainty, malpractice, balancing work and family life. Understanding the first-year attending's socialization process can help medical educators expand their body of knowledge and improve patient care."
- 2015 OvidKathleen D. Sanford, DBA, RN, CENP, FACHE, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Catholic Health Initiatives, Englewood, Colorado, Stephen L. Moore, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Catholic Health Initiatives, Englewood, Colorado."Healthcare leaders are facing major change in how healthcare is delivered as we move from fee-for-service payment models to pay for value. Physicians and hospitals are evolving from separate financial entities (with relationships varying from customers/workshops to competitors) to unified systems. Government policy maker, payers, and hordes of consultants advise hospitals to increase physician leadership in all parts of the system. However, few have proposed how this can be done when the gaps between hospitals and physicians are so wide. Physicians do not trust healthcare leaders, lack leadership and teamwork skills, and have little knowledge of how systems work. Some hospital leaders are working to overcome these gaps by setting up dyad leadership teams, consisting of a physician and an experienced manager/leader. The physician member of the team helps with the first gap; the nurse or other dyad partner is important to manage the other gaps. Until now, with the publication of Dyad Clinical Leadership, there has not been a source to help clinical dyad partners learn and understand how to work together in this emerging management model. Kathleen D. Sanford, DBA, RN, CENP, FACHE, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), builds on CHI's success with this unique playbook for the model"--Provided by publisher.
- 2008 SpringerUrsula Hübner, Marc A. Elmhorst, editors ; with forewords by Dimitris Karagiannis and Nancy LeMaster.
- 2015 Cambridgeeditor-in-chief, Stephanie Kayden, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of International Emergency Medicine and Humanitarian Programs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA ; editors, Philip D. Anderson, MD, MPH, Associate Director of Quality Assurance, Departrment of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Robert Freitas, MHA, Executive Director, Emergency Medicine Consulting Division, Harvard Medical Faculty at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Elke Platz, MD, MS, Director of Emergency Ultrasound Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.1. Leadership in emergency medicine / Robert L. Freitas -- 2. Identifying and resolving conflict in the workplace / Robert E. Suter and Jennifer R. Johnson -- 3. Leading change: an overview of three dominant strategies of change / Andrew Schenkel -- 4. Building the leadership team / Peter Cameron -- 5. Establishing the emergency department's role within the hospital / Thomas Fleischmann -- 6. Strategies for clinical team building: the importance of teams in medicine / Matthew M. Rice -- 7. Quality assurance in the emergency department / Philip D. Anderson and J. Lawrence Mottley -- 8. Emergency department policies and procedures / Kirsten Boyd -- 9. A framework for optimal emergency department risk management and patient safety / Carrie Tibbles and Jock Hoffman -- 10. Emergency department staff development / Thomas Fleischmann -- 11. Costs in emergency departments / Matthias Brachmann -- 12. Human resource management / Mary Leupold -- 13. Project management / Lee A. Wallis, Leana S. Wen and Sebastian N. Walker -- 14. How higher patient, employee and physician satisfaction lead to better outcomes of care / Christina Dempsey, Deirdre Mylod and Richard B. Siegrist, Jr -- 15. The leader's toolbox: things they didn't teach in nursing or medical school / Robert L. Freitas -- 16. Assessing your needs / Manuel Hernandez -- 17. Emergency department design / Michael P. Pietrzak and James Lennon -- 18. Informatics in the emergency department / Steven Horng, John D. Halamka and Larry A. Nathanson -- 19. Triage systems / Shelley Calder and Elke Platz -- 20. Staffing models / Kirk Jensen, Dan Kirkpatrick and Thom Mayer -- 21. Emergency department practice guidelines and clinical pathways / Jonathan A. Edlow -- 22. Observation units / Christopher W. Baugh and J. Stephen Bohan -- 23. Optimizing patient flow through the emergency department / Kirk Jensen and Jody Crane -- 24. Emergency department overcrowding / Venkataraman Anantharaman and Puneet Seth -- 25. Practice management models in emergency medicine / Robert E. Suter and Chet Schrader -- 26. Emergency nursing / Shelley Calder and Kirsten Boyd -- 27. Disaster operations management / David Callaway -- 28. Working with the media / Peter Brown -- 29. Special teams in the emergency department / David Smith and Nadeem Qureshi -- 30. Interacting with prehospital systems / Scott B. Murray -- 31. Emergency medicine in basic medical education / Julie Welch and Cherri Hobgood -- 32. Emergency department outreach / Meaghan Cussen -- 33. Planning for diversity / Tasnim Khan -- Index.
- 2015prepared by ECRI Institute ; prepared for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- 2013Sheri Fink.Here the author, a physician and reporter provides a landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina, and a suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice. She reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws the reader into the lives of those who struggled mightily to survive and to maintain life amid chaos. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue. Months later, several health professionals faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths. She unspools the mystery of what happened in those days, of a hospital fighting for its life and into a conversation about the most terrifying form of health care rationing. In this book, she exposes the hidden dilemmas of end-of-life care and reveals just how ill-prepared we are in America for the impact of large-scale disasters, and how we can do better.
- 2004 ProQuest Ebook Centraledited by Lynn McDonald.
- 2014Elizabeth Ahrens-Kley, Gerald E. Trobough, Michael A. Shea.Hippocrates / by Michael A. Shea -- The Valley's First Practitioner / by Michael A. Shea -- An Ohlone Birth / by Michael A. Shea -- Trephination in History / by Michael A. Shea -- Bloodletting / by Michael A. Shea -- Medical Care at Mission Santa Clara / by Gerald E. Trobough-- Gold Rush Medicine / by Michael A. Shea -- John Marsh the First American Practitioner in California / by Michael A. Shea -- John Townsend, Pioneer Doctor / by Michael A. Shea -- Benjamin Cory and other Pioneer Physicians. Part 1, Isaac Isbell / by Gerald E. Trobough -- The Cory Brothers Modernized Medicine in Santa Clara County -- Pioneer Physician of Santa Clara Township. Dr. Henry H. Warburton (1819-1903) / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Benjamin Cory and other Pioneer Physicians. Part 2, Louis Bascom / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Benjamin Cory and other Pioneer Physicians. Part 3, Alexander Spencer / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Pioneer Physicians of Los Gatos / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Keeley Institute / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Here Come the Lady Physicians / by Michael Shea -- The Cholera Epidemic-San Jose California 1850 / by elizabeth Ahrens-Kley -- A Famous Grizzley Bear Attack in 1854 / by Michael A. Shea -- Orificial Surgery / by Michael A. Shea -- Origins of the Medical Societies / by Gerald E. Trobough -- American's Greatest Surgeon? / by Gerald E. Trobough -- First Hospital in San Jose by Gerald E. Trobough -- The History of O'Connor Hospital / by Michael A. Shea -- The History of San Jose Hospital / by Michael A. Shea -- Tuberculosis Hospitals of Santa Clara Valley by Gerald E. Trobough -- UCSF Medical School-- the Beginning / by Michael A. Shea -- The Origin of Stanford Medical School / by Michael A. Shea -- Levi Cooper Lane (1830-1902) / by Michael A. Shea -- Agnews State Hospital / by Michael A. Shea -- Leon Parish Fox, MD-- Man of the Century / by Michael A. Shea.
- 2010 CRCnetBASEedited by Ric Skinner.Introduction : the evolving role of geographic information systems in hospital and healthcare emergency management / Ric Skinner -- A spatial approach to hazard vulnerability analysis by healthcare facilities / Ric Skinner -- Using GIS to improve workplace and worker safety crisis management / Jeffrey Miller -- Infectious disease surveillance and GIS : applications for emergency management / Michael Olesen -- Role of GIS in interagency healthcare logistical support during emergencies / Jerry VanVactor -- Design concept for a location-based hazard vulnerability assessment tool for healthcare facilities / Ric Skinner -- Trauma center siting, optimization modeling, and GIS / Charles Branas ... [et al.] -- Healthcare facility disaster planning : using GIS to identify alternate care sites / Johnathon Mohr, J.L. Querry, and Gwenn Allen -- Multi-scale enterprise GIS for healthcare preparedness in South Carolina / Jared Shoultz ... [et al.] -- Hospital preparedness planning for evacuation and sheltering with GIS in South Carolina / Jared Shoultz ... [et al.] -- Making sense out of chaos : improving prehospital and disaster response / Elizabeth Walters, Stephen Corbett, and Jeff Grange -- Disaster preparedness for influenza at a community hospital network : a case study / Edward Rafalski ... [et al.] -- Disaster preparedness and response for vulnerable populations : essential role of GIS for emergency medical services during the San Diego County 2007 firestorm / Isabel Corcos... [et al.] -- Natural disasters and the role of GIS in assessing need / Omar Ha-Redeye -- GIS application and a regionalized approach for mass casualty incident planning / Deborah Kim ... [et al.] -- Building a GIS common operating picture for integrated emergency medical services and hospital emergency management response / Frank Zanka.
- 2006Information derived from the 2006 HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample of 1,000 hospitals. Includes an overview of inpatient stays, stays by diagnosis, procedures, spending for inpatient hospital stays, and priority conditions (cancer, asthma, childbirth, arthritis and depression).
- 2012Richard Cork.Between birth and death, many of life's most critical moments occur in hospital, and they deserve to take place in surroundings that match their significance. In this spirit, from the early renaissance through to the modern period, artists have made immensely powerful work in hospitals across the western world, enhancing the environments where patients and medical staff strive towards better health.
- Health care benchmarking and performance evaluation : an assessment using data envelopment analysis (DEA)2008 SpringerYasar A. Ozcan.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEJames T. Tweedy, MS, CHSP, CPSO, CHEP, CHCM.
- Volker Klimpel.
- 2007 UCSFWilliam Schecter, Robert Lim, George Sheldon, Norman Christensen, William Blaisdell.1. The Brunn-Rixford-Eloesser years: 1915-1945 / William Blaisdell -- 2. The Methewson-Goldman years: 1915-1966 / William Blaisdell -- 3. The Blasdell years: 1966-1978 / Robert Lim, George Sheldon -- 4. The Trunkey years: 1978-1986 / William Schecter -- 5. The Lewis years: 1986-1993 / Norman Christensen.Also available: Print – 2007
- 2013 Future Mededitor, Ilias I. Siempos.Hospital-acquired pneumonia / Ilias I. Siempos -- Risk factors / Simone Gattarello, Despoina Koulenti & Jordi Rello -- Etiology and pathophysiology of hospital-acquired pneumonia / Ian Weir, Luciano Silvestri & Hendrick K.F. van Saene -- Symptoms, diagnosis and prognosis / Despoina Koulenti & Alexis Tabah -- Ventilator-associated pneumonia / Jana Hudcova & Donald E. Craven -- Prevention as a key measure to improve healthcare quality and patient safety / Dominique M. Vandijck, Stijn I. Blot, Sonia O. Labeau & Dirk P. Vogelaers -- Guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired pneumonia / Adamantia Liapikou -- Index.
- 2012 OvidC. Glen Mayhall, [editor].Section I. Applied epidemiology and biostatistics in healthcare epidemiology and infection control -- Section II. Healthcare quality improvement -- Section III. Informatics in healthcare epidemiology -- Section IV. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections of organ systems -- Section V. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections caused by specific pathogens -- Section VI. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections in pediatric patients -- Section VII. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections in special patient populations -- Section VIII. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections related to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures -- Section IX. Prevention of healthcare-associated infections related to the hospital environment -- Section X. Epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections in healthcare workers -- Section XI. Disinfection and sterilization -- Section XII. Prevention of infectsions acquired by patients in healthcare facilities related to design, construction, renovation, demolition and ventilation systems -- Section XIII. Antimicrobial agents in healthcare epidemiology and infection control -- Section XIV. Literature in healthcare epidemiology and infection control -- Section XV. Organization and implementation of infection control programs -- Section XVI. Healthcare epidemiology and infection control in special settings for healthcare delivery -- Section XVII. Bioterrorism.
- 2007-08.Introduction -- Hospital Discharges -- Hospital Procedures -- Hospital Discharges Involving Injury and Poisoning -- Definitions -- Technical Notes.Also available: Print – 2011
- 2011 Wileyedited by Paul B. Aronowitz.This gorgeous, full-color atlas and case-book presents more than sixty cases with over one hundred associated, super high-quality clinical images that a physician needs to be able to rapidly recognize and know for accurate, expedient diagnosis and treatment. The images are presented with the patient & rsquo;s brief medical history, followed by the diagnosis, brief discussion of the diagnosis, and the patient & rsquo;s clinical course and treatment. These miniature case studies encompass photos and descriptions of patients, supporting physical findings, X-rays, CT scans, electrocardiograms, blood s.
- 2014 Springeredited by Chand Wattal, Nancy Khardori.The art of medicine becomes science when supported by evidence. The recommended practices of infection prevention are based on scientific and epidemiologic evidence. However,most health care professionals see them as mandates and fail to incorporate them into their routine patient care activities. Thecore goal of this publication is to link the practices to theprinciples they are based on. The expectation is that understanding ofthe principles willchange thepractices from mandates to "should do" in the minds of health care professionals. This will lead to improvement inhealth care by preventing unintended harm to patients, co-workers and the communities at large. At the same time, the text provides a comprehensive, thorough and up to date information on all aspects of infection prevention in a reader-friendly manner and therefore, will serve as a valuable reference.
- Hospital preaching as informed by bedside listening : a homiletical guide for preachers, pastors, and chaplains in hospital, hospice, prison, and nursing home ministries2011 ProQuest Ebook CentralCajetan N. Ihewulezi.Hospital bedside listening as true hospitality to the sick -- Interpersonal conversation -- Pastoral conversations with hospital patients -- From patient's story to homily -- The preaching evaluation -- Homilies -- Conclusion.
- 2011Estela Restrepo Zea.
- Chaya T. Merrill, Anne Elixhauser.
- 2012 Springer[edited by] H.K.F. van Saene, Luciano Silvestri, Miguel Angel De La Cal ; foreword by Julian Bion.pt. I. Essentials in clinical microbiology -- pt. II. Antimicrobials -- pt. III. Infection control -- pt. IV. Infections on ICU -- pt. V. Special topics.
- 2016 SpringerLulu Zhang, Meina Li, Feng Ye, Tao Ding, Peng Kang.Part I Pandect -- Background -- Chinese Public Hospital Reform Investigation -- Basic Information of the Survey of Large Public Hospital Reform -- Part II Series Survey Reports of Large Public Hospital Reform -- Investigation on Public Welfare of Public Hospital -- Satisfaction Survey of Outpatients in Large Public Hospital -- Investigation of Health Seeking in Large Public Hospital Patients -- Research on Welfare of Doctors in Large Public Hospitals -- Study of Two-way referral of large public hospital -- The Survey of Multi-sited License in Major Public Hospitals -- Part III Comparative Analysis of Basic Situation of Large Public Hospital Reform -- Comparative Analysis of Basic Situation of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Personnel Situation of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Medical Business Volume of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Service Efficiency of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Medical Quality of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Talents of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Research Situation of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Research Situation of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative< Analysis of Research Result with "the Fourth National Health Service Survey Report" -- Part IV Conclusions -- Overall Assessment and Policy Recommendations.
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- 2013 SpringerPhilip A. Smith.Making Computerized Provider Order Entry Work is neither a scientific reference guide into medical informatics nor a book on theory or a summary of research studies in the field, but rather it is a practical guide to visioning and executing successful automation of physician workflow in the hospital environment. This adaptation of workflow is the work of a team, with leadership, clear vision, dedication, commitment, external drivers, experience, and the tireless work of those before us in this industry, who have paved the way with both successes and failure.Throughout the book, the author shares hard lessons-learned and guides the reader through the early warning signs that will help avoid the pitfalls. As systems progress, and the regulatory environments change, there will be new challenges and opportunities that will confront those setting up automated physician workflows. However, this book highlights and discusses all of the principles involved such as vision, leadership, project management and change management, which will always need to be incorporated to ensure project success. As such this book will be an important reference for anyone involved in the setting up or use of such systems from the physicians and medical professionals themselves through the medical informaticist to health system executives and other decision makers.
- 2006 SpringerMichael A. DeVita, Kenneth Hillman, Rinaldo Bellomo, editors ; with a foreword by Ake Grenvik.Measuring and improving safety -- The evolution of the health care system -- Process change in health care institutions: top-down or bottom-up? -- The challenge of predicting in-hospital iatrogenic deaths -- Overview of hospital medicine -- Medical trainees and patient safety -- Matching levels of care with levels of illness -- General principles of medical emergency teams -- Potential sociological and political barriers to medical emergency team implementation -- Overview of various medical emergency team models -- Early goal-directed therapy -- Nurse-led medical emergency teams: a recipe for success in community hospitals -- ICU without walls: a New York City model -- Hospital size and location and the feasibility of the medical emergency team -- Medical emergency teams in teaching hospitals -- The nurse's perspective -- The hospital administrator's perspective -- Personnel resources for crisis response -- Equipment, medications, and supplies for a medical emergency team response -- Resident training and the medical emergency team -- Teaching organized crisis team functioning using human simulators -- Information systems considerations: integration of medical emergency team clinical indicators -- Evaluating complex system interventions in patient safety -- Integrating MET into a patient safety program -- Are medical emergency teams worth the cost?
- 2012 Wileyedited by Terry Mahan Buttaro and Kate A. Barba.
- Paradox and imperatives in health care : redirecting reform for efficiency and effectiveness. Revised edition.2015 CRCnetBASEJeffrey C. Bauer.1. Introduction : the paradox -- 2. The economic challenge : chaos -- 3. The economic imperative : efficiency (cost) -- 4. The clinical Imperative : effectiveness (quality) -- 5. Tools for efficiency and effectiveness -- 6. Redirecting reform : strategic recommendations -- 7. Epilogue : organizational success factors for efficiency and effectiveness.
- sous la direction du docteur Christian Mésenge ; avant-propos de Pascal Garel ; préface du Pr Didier Baisset.
- 2012 Wiley[edited by] Amir K. Jaffer, Paul Grant.Systems of care, quality, and practice management -- Hospitalist as a medical consultant -- Co-management of the surgical patient -- Improving the quality and outcomes of perioperative care -- The preoperative evaluation: history, physical exam, and the role of testing -- Perioperative medication management -- Developing, implementing, and operating a preoperative clinic -- Developing, implementing, and operating a medical consultation service -- Perioperative medicine: coding, billing, and reimbursement issues -- Assessing and managing risk by organ system or special population -- Assessing and managing cardiovascular risk -- Assessing and managing pulmonary risk -- Assessing and managing endocrine disorders -- Assessing and managing hepatobiliary disease -- Assessing and managing hematologic disorders -- Renal disease and electrolyte management -- Assessing and managing neurovascular, neurodegenerative, and neuromuscular disorders -- Assessing and managing rheumatologic disorders -- Assessing and managing psychiatric disease -- The pregnant surgical patient -- The patient with cancer -- Postoperative care and comanagement by surgery type -- Cardiac surgery -- Intra-abdominal and pelvic surgery -- Major orthopedic surgery -- Trauma surgery -- Neurosurgery -- Bariatric surgery -- Ophthalmic surgery -- Common postoperative conditions -- Sepsis -- Postoperative cardiac complications -- Postoperative nausea and vomiting -- Delirium -- Postoperative fever -- Venous thromboembolism -- Surgical site infections -- Postoperative kidney injury -- Perioperative pain.
- 2009 IngentaConnectedited by Graham Mooney and Jonathan Reinarz.Also available: Print – 2009
- 2008 CRCnetBASENaida Grunden.Why it matters -- Tackling hospital-acquired infections -- Moving closer to the patient -- Reducing medication errors -- Eliminating the wait -- Applying best practices -- Transforming a medical specialty.
- 2012 AccessMedicineeditors: Sylvia C. McKean, John J. Ross, Daniel D. Dressler, Daniel J. Brotman, Jeffrey S. GinsbergThe goal of the book is provide trainees, junior and senior clinicians, and other professionals with a comprehensive resource that they can use to improve care processes and performance in the hospitals that serve their communities. Includes case studies.
- Chaya T. Merrill, Anne Elixhauser.
- Reopening shuttered hospitals to expand surge capacity : with detailed appendix on legal and regulatory issues2006prepared for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ; prepared by Abt Associates Inc., Andrea Hassol, Project Director and Co-Investigator, Partners Healthcare System, Richard Zane.Provides tools to assist emergency planners in evaluating the feasibility of, and requirements for, reopening shuttered hospitals in their local communities to expand surge capacity during a mass casualty event
- 2013This report is being released in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Care About Your Care initiative, which is devoted to improving care transitions when people leave the hospital. It looks at the issue of readmissions in two ways: by the numbers and through the eyes of the people who live them.
- 2016 SpringerWalter Merkle, editor.Why do we wrong, although we want to do right?- Current view of German Authorities -- Human behavior in process management -- Successful strategies to detect and avoid failures -- Risk management in aviation -- Risk management in medicine ? principles -- Risk management in the US medicine -- Systemic coaching of staff as risk management tool -- CIRS (Critical Incident Reporting System) -- OTAS (Observational Teamwork Assessment for Surgery) -- FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) -- TTO (Team Time Out) -- Peer-Review.- CRM (Crew Ressource Management).- Law aspects-Germany -- Law aspects -- Europe -- Law Aspects -- USA -- Insurances problems -- Implementation of risk management in hospitals -- Economic aspects of risk management -- ISO in medical risk management.
- 2012 SpringerW. Frank Peacock, editor.Part 1. Administrative and Regulatory Issues / Society of Chest Pain Centers' Heart Failure Accreditation / Kay Styer Holmes and Arlene Mavko -- The Economics and Reimbursement of Congestive Heart Failure / Sandra Sieck -- Regulatory Requirements in Acute Heart Failure / Nancy M. Albert -- Quality and Operational Metrics in Heart Failure / Phillip D. Levy and Matthew A. Wheatley -- Interaction of Performance Measurements, Staffing, and Facility Requirements for the Heart Failure Observation Unit / Valorie Sweigart and Karen Krechmery -- Part 2. Pathophysiology and Demographics / Heart Failure: Epidemiology and Demographics / Karina M. Soto-Ruiz -- Pathophysiology of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure / Ezra A. Amsterdam, Kathleen L. Tong and Richard Summers -- Part 3. Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Department Assessment and Treatment / The Out-of-Hospital Management of Acute Heart Failure / Marvin A. Wayne, Vincent N. Mosesso and A. Keith Wesley -- Dyspnea Assessment and Airway Management in Acute Heart Failure Syndromes Patients / Masood Zaman and Peter S. Pang -- Volume Assessment in the Emergency Department / Anna Marie Chang and Judd E. Hollander -- Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Emergency Department Heart Failure / Yang Xue, Arrash Fard, Navaid Iqbal and Alan Maisel -- Emergency Department Therapy of Acute Heart Failure / Phillip D. Levy -- Part 4. Observation Unit Entry Treatment and Disposition / Observation Unit Admission Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria / Gregory J. Fermann and Sean P. Collins -- Acute Heart Failure in Observation Unit Treatment Protocols / J. Douglas Kirk and Michael Clarke -- Education Elements in the Observation Unit for Heart Failure Patients / Robin J. Trupp -- Emergency Department and Observation Unit Discharge Criteria / Rachel Rockford and Deborah B. Diercks -- Effective Discharge Planning / Ginger Conway -- Outpatient Medication Titration in Acute Heart Failure / Khadijah Breathett and L. Kristin Newby -- Part 5. Complications and Future Research/ Drugs to Avoid in Acute Heart Failure: Contraindicated Medications and Interactions / James McCord -- Implications of Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Management / Chad E. Darling and Richard V. Aghababian -- Implantable Cardiac Devices / Brian Hiestand and William Abraham -- Heart Failure and Kidney Disease: Management in the Short-Stay Unit / Shahriar Dadkhah and Korosh Sharain -- Heart Failure Research in the Emergency Department and Observation Unit / Candace McNaughton, Patricia Fick and Alan Storrow -- Appendix: Shared Practice Examples / Kay Styer Holmes.
- South Carolina state plan for construction and modernization of hospital and related medical facilities : (Hill-Burton program)Google Bookscompiled by Division of Health Facilities in collaboration with the Advisory Hospital Council.Also available: Print – 1971
- South Carolina state plan for construction and modernization of hospital and related medical facilities : (Hill-Burton program), 1973 amendmentsGoogle Bookscompiled by Bureau of Health Facilities and Services in collaboration with the Advisory Hospital Council.Also available: Print – 1973
- 2016 ProQuest Ebook CentralMke King.Through stories of achievements, challenges and calamities at five large public hospitals in the United States, the author shows that medical excellence resides where few people expect to find it...and how those centers are threatened by misplaced public priorities and political mythologies.
- 2006 ProQuest Ebook Centralby Wim Smeets ; translated by M. Manley.Spiritual care in a hospital setting : a problem -- Aspects of quality assurance in health care -- Worldview in health care -- The spiritual caregivers worldview -- Legitimacy and position of spiritual care in health care -- Goals and tasks of spiritual care -- Determinants of spiritual care -- Synopsis and recommendations.
- 2015 AccessEmergency Medicinechief editors, Robert W. Strauss, Thom A. Mayer ; associate editors, Kirk Jensen, Barbara Weintraub ; assistant editors, Jay Kaplan, Richard Salluzzo ; section editors, Ronald A. Hellerstern [and 17 others].
- 2016 SpringerWilliam T. Choctaw.Change is Inevitable -- The Power of Common Ground -- Relentless Pursuit of Zero Harm -- The Patient Experience -- Physician Champions -- Hospital Champions -- Lean Six Sigma.
- Transitions of care from hospital to home : an overview of systematic reviews and recommendations for improving transitional care in the Veterans Health Administration2015Investigators: Devan Kansagara, MD, MCR, Joseph C Chiovaro, MD, David Kagen, MD, Stephen Jencks, MD, MPH, Kerry Rhyne, MD, Maya O'Neil, PhD, Karli Kondo, PhD, Rose Relevo, MLIS, MS, Makalapua Motu'apuaka, BS, Michele Freeman, MPH, and Honora Englander, MD.
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