Advances in Engineering for Healthcare Safety

– From Surgery Ergonomics to Computational Fluid Dynamics

Edited by: Professor Ming-Chien Chyu, PhD, PE
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
ISBN 978-1-907132-45-2 · vii + 292pp · 195 x 260mm · £65/$98 · Published November 2013

 

A cross section of recent engineering advances in healthcare safety are presented, to illustrate how engineering can contribute to reducing the risk of medical errors and adverse events. The 17 peer reviewed papers in this book are arranged thematically

• Patient safety in surgery
• Patient safety in non-surgical procedures
• Medication safety
• Safety strategies targeting healthcare personal
• Patient safety strategies targeting healthcare facilities
• Patient safety strategy targeting healthcare systems
• Geriatric safety
• Emergency safety

 

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