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304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190271268

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Still Not Safe

Patient Safety and the Middle-Managing of American Medicine

Robert Wears and Kathleen Sutcliffe

  • A critical history and examination of the patient-safety movement in American medicine
  • Attributes patient-safety initiatives to the changing (and diminished) place of doctors within the larger healthcare system at the end of the 20th century
  • Integrates three streams of thinking about healthcare mistakes: clinical reasoning; objective understanding from a safety-science perspective; patients' and families' stories of injury and suffering
  • A critical and lively voice of dissent in physician-led conversations around medicine and healthcare reform and expense

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