Patient Safety Workshop: Learning from Error
With CD-Rom
Nonserial Publication
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241599023 ISBN-10    9241599022
Order Number    19300232 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    30.00 / US$    30.00 Developing countries:    CHF    21.00
English     2010        22   pages
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This booklet which includes a CD-ROM should enable any health-care worker to facilitate a workshop on patient safety. This workshop explores how multiple weaknesses present within the hospital system can lead to error. It aims to provide all health-care workers and managers with an insight into the underlying cause of such events. Although the workshop materials revolve around an error involving the inappropriate administration of vincristine, the underlying principles of why an error occurs are universal and the learning objectives can be applied in any error-related situation.