Princeton University Library Catalog

Handbook of human factors and ergonomics in health care and patient safety / edited by Pascale Carayon.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2012.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xxvii, 848 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series:
Human factors and ergonomics. [More in this series]
Summary note:
  • "Written for students and professionals, this book is a complete reference on human factors and ergonomics research, concepts, theories, models, methods, and interventions that have been or can be applied in health care. Topics such as medical technology and telemedicine are covered, and special emphasis is put on the contributions of human factors and ergonomics to the improvement of patient safety and quality of care. Nine chapters from the original edition were deleted, and information from them was incorporated into other chapters. Furthermore, this second edition offers 17 new chapters"--Provided by publisher.
  • "Written for students and professionals, this book is a complete reference on human factors and ergonomics research, concepts, theories, models, methods, and interventions that have been or can be applied in health care. Topics such as medical technology and telemedicine are covered, and special emphasis is put on the contributions of human factors and ergonomics to the improvement of patient safety and quality of care. Nine chapters from the original edition were deleted, and information from them was incorporated into other chapters. Furthermore, this second edition offers 17 new chapters. Includes coverage of emerging human factors and ergonomics issues. Includes practical issues such as methods, interventions, and applications. Covers cognitive, physical, and organizational ergonomic issues in health care and patient safety. Emphasizes the contribution of human factors and ergonomics to patient safety and care quality. Covers human factors and ergonomics issues specific to a range of healthcare domains or applications"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Handbooks.
ISBN:
  • 9781439830338 (hardback)
  • 1439830339 (hardback)
LCCN:
2011028092
OCLC:
449888978
Related name:
RCP:
C - S