Avoiding Errors in Paediatrics

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Some of the most important and best lessons in a doctor’scareer are learnt from mistakes. However, an awareness of thecommon causes of medical errors and developing positive behaviourscan reduce the risk of mistakes and litigation.

Written for junior paediatric staff and consultants, and unlikeany other paediatric clinical management title available,Avoiding Errors in Paediatrics identifies and explains themost common errors likely to occur in a paediatric setting - sothat you won’t make them.
 
The first section in this brand new guide discusses the causes oferrors in paediatrics. The second and largest section consists ofcase scenarios and includes expert and legal comment as well asclinical teaching points and strategies to help you engage in saferpractice throughout your career. The final section discusses how todeal with complaints and the subsequent potential medico-legalconsequences, helping to reduce your anxiety when dealing with theconsequences of an error.

Invaluable during the Foundation Years, Specialty Training and forConsultants, Avoiding Errors in Paediatrics is the perfectguide to help tackle the professional and emotional challenges oflife as a paediatrician.
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About the author

Joseph E. Raine is Consultant Paediatrician, Whittington Hospital, London

Kate Williams is Partner, RadcliffesLeBrasseur Solicitors, Leeds

Jonathan Bonser is Consultant in the Healthcare Department of Fishburns LLP, Solicitors, London, and former Head of the Claims and Legal Services, Department of the Leeds office of the Medical Protection Society
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Dec 4, 2012
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781118441954
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / General
Medical / Pediatrics
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