Medical Errors! 101 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors

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Medical Errors

Medical Errors: 101 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors - A 24 Year Odyssey by 'Yinka Vidal (with 30 years of experience working in both clinical  and research laboratories)

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This new book is a guideline of strategies to help identify and solve systemic problems within hospitals and to help prevent errors leading to patient's deaths. It is designed to help hospital managers, technical supervisors, administrators and directors identify sources of problem within the system and ways to solve them. The book looks at five critical areas of the hospital including nursing, lab, pharmacy, X-ray and the medical staff while delineating ways to avoid errors leading to patients' demise.

Medical Errors: As health care workers, we can no longer ignore the serious systemic problems inside our hospitals. It is time we faced the reality because the nation is well educated about errors in hospitals causing patients to die. The news is out that hospitals across the nation may be hit by an avalanche of lawsuits. Is your institution prepared? This book will also give hints on how the  hospital administration can play crucial roles in helping to solve systemic problems.

101 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors is a book written to help evaluate systems problems in hospitals, help to identify problem spots and design ways to solve those problems. It is a book written by a hospital manager for hospital managers.

From this book, managers will learn;

the biggest obstacles to solving systemic problems within hospitals and how to avoid them.

the most critical problems in hospitals causing patient's death and how to fix them.

strategies for preventive measures on how to avoid dangerous errors.

ways to resolve phlebotomy problems including patient misidentification and specimen mislabeling.

processes of dealing with interdepartmental problems causing patients harm.

how to handle interdepartmental politics while solving hospital problems.

hospital factors and key players in solving systemic problems.

how not to attend all the meetings and still keep abreast of all needed information to execute actions where needed.

ways to prevent hell-raisers from causing systemic problems and sabotaging corrective initiatives. Learn more about the hell-raisers reign of terror an how such can be detrimental to patient care.

what can cause a hospital manager or director to suddenly lose his or her job.

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The author of this book; 'Yinka Vidal is also the author of the book Overcoming the Invisible Crime which discusses crisis in hospital management resulting in increase errors and patient's deaths since 1994. He predicts both the financial and management crises being experienced today in hospitals across the nation. He warns that we are about to enter the most dangerous phase of the health care problems as some good hospitals may be buried or forced to close under the impact of many lawsuits. Vidal started his study of hospital management since 1985 and has over 30 years working in hospitals.

"Do your best while you can with all the talents God gives you and make the world a better place. Fear no persecution and fear no evil. Life is a temporary journey. One day, there will never be a tomorrow, and true soldiers of Christ will enter the book of history as they join those who have rested for good."

- - - author, 'Yinka Vidal

101 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors, 300 pages, (Softback), $42.75 (hardback), ($49.95) is due for release in December, 2001. Make your reservation today, call Lara Publications at 800-599-7313. Fax: 314-653-6543. E-mail a request to


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