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Written by industry professionals: a workplace safety specialist in conjunction with a practicing physician and medical manager. Provides recommendations for assessing hospital safety practices as well as specific suggestions for behavioural interventions. Brings a systematic approach to healthcare safety, identifying common problems through illustrative case studies and offering solutions. Offers several different perspectives including patient safety, doctor safety, and administrator safety.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470225394
ISBN-10: 0470225394
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 160mm x 18mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Thomas R. Krause

Thomas R. Krause, Ph.D ., is chairman and cofounder of Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. (BST), a global safety consulting and solutions firm. He is the author of four books, including Leading with Safety, and has written more than 50 articles on safety systems, culture, and leadership. Dr. Krause, who serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Behavior Analysis in Health, Sports, Fitness and Medicine, is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and the American Psychological Association. John H. Hidley, M.D., cofounder of BST, is board certified in neurology and psychiatry. Dr. Hidley, who practiced in the U.S. Air Force and privately, publishes frequently on safety and leadership issues. He has contributed to The Behavior-Based Safety Process, Current Issues in Behavior-Based Safety, and Leading with Safety.

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