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Practicing Patient Safety in Psychiatry

ISBN : 9780199971763

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¥5,390
Author: 
Geetha Jayaram
Pages
192 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
136 x 203 mm
Pub date
Jul 2015
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Practicing Patient Safety in Psychiatry covers all problematic aspects of care delivery in an easy-to-read format. Both portable and practical, this easily referenced guide book is designed for psychiatric residents and clinicals looking to improve their understanding of critical care. Featuring a wide variety of case-studiy examples and take-home points, this book is an essential introduction of patient safety for practitioners looking to deliver the highest quality of care in both inpatient and outpatient environments. Dr. Geetha Jayaram has been the Physician Advisor for the department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital for 21 years, and the Chair Of the International Patient Safety committee for the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Jayaram is an outstanding clinician who has thought patient safety to residents and faculty for two dedcades. She is a pioneer in the field of psychiatric pateint safety, and has been invited to teach safety both nationally and internationally for many years.

Index: 

Foreword - Joel Yager
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Patient Safety - Geetha Jayaram
Chapter 2 - The Physician Advisor's Role in Contemporary Psychiatry - Geetha Jayaram
Chapter 3 - Hand-offs in Psychiatry - Geetha Jayaram
Chapter 4 - Suicide Risk Management and Prevention - Geetha Jayaram
Chapter 5 - Medication Errors in Psychiatry: An Examination of Error Proneness of Psychotropic Medications - Geetha Jayaram and Brian Pinto
Chapter 6 - Safety Considerations for Electroconvulsive Therapy - Irving Reti, Melinda Walker, Kathy Pulia, Geetha Jayaram, and Frank Mondimore
Chapter 7 - Psychiatric Problems in Patients in the General Hospital - O. Joseph Bienvenu and Geetha Jayaram
Chapter 8 - Avoiding Restraints and Seclusion Use - Geetha Jayaram
Chapter 9 - Root Cause Analysis - Geetha Jayaram
Chapter 10 - Planning for Preventing Elopements - Geetha Jayaram
Chapter 11 - Miscellaneous Problems in Patient Safety - Geetha Jayaram

About the author: 

Dr. Geetha Jayaram has been the Physician Advisor for the Department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital for 21 years, and the Chair of the International Patient Safety committee for the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Jayaram is an outstanding clinician who has taught patient safety to residents and faculty for two decades. She is a pioneer in the field of psychiatric patient safety, and has been invited to teach safety both nationally and internationally for many years.

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