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Quality and safety in neurosurgery [electronic resource]

  • Guillaume, Daniel J. , Hunt, Matthew A.
  • Elsevier
  • 2018
Quality and safety in neurosurgery [electronic resource]

Table of Content

1. The Many Perspectives of Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery
2. The History and Future of Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery
3. Clinical Research in Quality Improvement: Complementary Approaches to Improving Neurosurgical Practice
4. On Developing the Tools and Metrics for a Neurosurgical Quality Program
5. The Role of Clinical Registries in Health Care
6. Measuring Value of Health Care: The Importance and Challenges of Measuring True Cost
7. Teams, Competence, and Safety in Surgery
8. Evidence-Based Practice of Neurosurgery: Implications for Quality and Safety
9. The Physician Handoff and Its Role in Quality and Safety
10. Improving Operating Room Safety
11. Using Multicenter Clinical Registries to Improve Outcomes
12. Improving Efficiency and Mapping Surgical Procedures Using Lean Methods
13. Quality Efforts for Reducing Mortality in Neurosurgery
14. Reducing Readmissions
15. Improving Outcomes: Big Data and Predictive Analytics
16. Improving Performance by Improving Education
17. Improving Outcomes With Subspecialization and Regionalization
18. Quality of Care and Outcomes in Pediatric Neurosurgery: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice
19. Eliminating Unnecessary Diagnostic Imaging and Labs
20. Creating National Practice Standards Through Collaboration
21. Use of Risk Model for Assessment of Resident Perception of Surgical Complexity and Evaluation of Procedural Competence
22. Use of a Physical Education and Nutrition Program to Improve Outcomes