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La prevenzione delle infezioni correlate all'assistenza

Problemi reali, soluzioni pratiche
  • Sanjay Saint,
  • Sarah Krein,
  • Robert W. Stock,
  • Edited by:
  • Alessandro Bartoloni,
  • Gian Franco Gensini,
  • Maria Luisa Moro,
  • Gian Maria Rossolini,

Nearly 2 million Americans develop a healthcare-related infection each year, and about 100,000 of them die because of it. Yet, these infections could reasonably be prevented by adopting and implementing evidence-based interventions aimed at improving the quality of infection-preventing activities. However, too many hospital staff members still oppose to these initiatives. There is a technical know-how for preventing infections, but the human problem of adapting it is often left untreated, and remains therefore unsolved. This book was designed to solve this problem. Using flowing style and a simple language, the book leads its readers through a step-by-step description of how a quality improvement intervention could take place in an ideal hospital, identifying possible obstacles and offering practical strategies to overcome them. This text makes use of the authors' vast clinical experience, and enriches it with examples, anecdotes and simple practical indications.

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Alessandro Bartoloni

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-9758-1523

Sanjay Saint

University of Michigan, United States - ORCID: 0000-0002-9579-6990

Gian Franco Gensini

University of Florence, Italy

Sarah Krein

University of Michigan, United States - ORCID: 0000-0003-2111-8131

Maria Luisa Moro

Agenzia Sanitaria e Sociale Regione Emilia-Romagna, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0003-3586-977X

Gian Maria Rossolini

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-9386-0434

Sanjay Saint is George Dock Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, director of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), director of the University of Michigan’s Patient Safety Enhancement Program and director of the Department of Medicine at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.
Sarah L. Krein is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan and a researcher in Health Sciences at the VA Ann Arbor Centre for Clinical Management Research (Veterans Affair's Health Services Research and Development Service Innovation Centre).
Robert W. Stock is a freelance writer of books and magazines.
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Book Title

La prevenzione delle infezioni correlate all'assistenza

Book Subtitle

Problemi reali, soluzioni pratiche

Editors

Gian Franco Gensini, Alessandro Bartoloni, Maria Luisa Moro, Gian Maria Rossolini

Authors

Robert W. Stock, Sarah Krein, Sanjay Saint

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Number of Pages

152

Publication Year

2016

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© 2016 Author(s)

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CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-331-5

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978-88-6453-330-8

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978-88-6453-331-5

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978-88-6453-332-2

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978-88-9273-284-1

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Studi e saggi

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2704-6478

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2704-5919

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