Thursday, March 17, 2011

Now Available: "Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses"

To assist nurses in understanding what proven techniques and interventions they can use to improve patient outcomes, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), with additional funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has prepared a comprehensive, 1,400-page, handbook for nurses on patient safety and quality.

"Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses" features the work of many well-regarded scholars, including INQRI grantees: Marita Titler, Sean Clarke, Nancy Donaldson, Mary Wakefield and Joanne Disch.

This volume is now available for download and is organized by the following sections:
  • Patient Safety and Quality
  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Patient-centered Care
  • Working Conditions—Work Environment
  • Critical Opportunities for Patient Safety and Quality
  • Tools
Click here to download the entire volume as a PDF file (10 MB).
Click here to individual chapters.

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