Clinical Oncology and Error Reduction
is the firstsingle-source reference to address the vital topics of recognizing,preventing, and responding to medical errors in clinicaloncology.
- Filled with practical information for immediate clinicalapplication
- Covers topics such as patient safety, error prevention, qualityimprovement, errors disclosure and apology, and the impact oferrors on patients and doctors
- Each chapter contains special ‘take home’ pointsthat highlight issues of particular clinical relevance andapplication
- Prepared by an expert, multidisciplinary, international team ofphysicians, nurses, researchers, hospital administrators,bioethicists, patients and patient advocates
Keywords: Oncology & Radiotherapy,
Medical error, clinical oncology, doctors, patients, oncologists, cancer, prevention, diagnosis, apology, disclosure of error