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Human Factors in the Healthcare Setting – a Pocket Guide for Clinical Instructors

Human factors relates to the interaction of humans and technical systems. Human factors engineering analyzes tasks, considering the components in relation to a number of factors focusing particularly on human interactions and the interface between people working within systems. Les mer
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Human factors relates to the interaction of humans and technical systems. Human factors engineering analyzes tasks, considering the components in relation to a number of factors focusing particularly on human interactions and the interface between people working within systems. This book will help instructors teach the topic of human factors.
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Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9781118339701
Format: 22 x 14 cm
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«Though pocket-sized, this guide offers a lot, drawing attention to the challenges and opportunities created by human factors in healthcare. Its objectives are clear, coverage broad, and advice informed and practical. It achieves its purpose and is recommended. (Doody s, 3 January 2014)»

Working group, vi Contributors, vii Foreword, viii Preface, ix Acknowledgements, xii Contact details and further information, xiii Chapter 1 Introduction to human factors in medicine, 1 Chapter 2 Human cognition and error, 10 Chapter 3 Situation awareness, 20 Chapter 4 Leadership and teamworking, 28 Chapter 5 Personality and behaviour, 36 Chapter 6 Communication and assertiveness, 42 Chapter 7 Decision making, 51 Chapter 8 Fatigue and stress, 61 Chapter 9 Key elements in communication: briefing and debriefing, 71 Chapter 10 Organisational culture, 79 Chapter 11 Guidelines, checklists and protocols, 85 Anthology, 91 Index, 97
The Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG), Manchester UK, began life in 1990 and became a registered medical education charity in 1993. The organisation exists to "preserve life by providing training and education to the general public and in particular but not exclusively to doctors, nurses and other members of the medical profession, in life saving techniques".
The book is written and edited by Emergency Medicine specialists who are Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) trainers.