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    Deborah Sesok-Pizzini, editor
    Summary: Patient Safety in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Laboratories describes patient safety culture in the laboratory and how it fits in with the larger mission and purposes of the health care enterprise. The text addresses common types of errors seen in pathology and the role of cognitive bias in contributing to these errors, reducing errors through communication and technology, and tools and methods to improve patient safety. Also addressed are building high-reliability teams and the role of the patient navigator in addressing patient safety issues through continuity, coordination, and care. The book also describes developing and implementing a patient safety curriculum in order to fulfill ACGME training requirements to meet standards for resident and fellow education for anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine -- Back cover

    Introduction / Tina Ipe, Lee Hilborne
    The Culture of Patient Safety in the Laboratory / Frederick L. Kiechle
    Human Factors and Patient Safety in the Laboratory / Scott R. Owens
    Communication, Handoffs, and Transitions / Virginia Elizabeth Duncan, Suzanne Renee Thibodeaux, Gene P Siegal
    Utilizing Technology to Improve Laboratory Patient Safety / Anand S. Dighe
    Tools and Methods to Improve and Evaluate Patient Safety in the Laboratory / Tina Ipe, Lee Hilborne
    Diagnostic Errors and Cognitive Bias / Stephen S. Raab
    Building High-Reliability Teams in the Laboratory / Nicole D. Riddle
    Developing a Patient Safety Curriculum for Resident and Fellow Education / Deborah Sesok-Pizzini
    Patient Safety and the Patient Navigator / Elizabeth A. Wagar