Clinical Oncology and Error Reduction: A Manual for by Professor Antonella Surbone, Professor Michael Rowe

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By Professor Antonella Surbone, Professor Michael Rowe

Clinical Oncology and mistake Reduction fills a spot - the inability of a unmarried quantity on scientific errors within the immense box of melanoma care - that has existed due to the fact a 1999 Institute of Medicine’s file brought the time period ‘medical errors’ as a subject for medical professionals and sufferers alike. the quantity, edited by way of Antonella Surbone, M.D., a medical oncologist and Michael Rowe, Ph.D., a clinical sociologist, contains chapters written by way of specialists at the subject together with physicians, nurses, sufferers, and advocates, and covers a variety of subject matters necessary to an figuring out of the original personality, demanding situations, and wanted responses to the danger, occurrence, and aftermath of scientific errors within the prognosis, therapy, and aftermath of remedy for melanoma. Clinical Oncology and mistake Reduction will function the traditional for framing the dialogue of blunders within the box for oncologists, epidemiologists, nurses, healthcare directors, researchers, and students. An quintessential guide for all scientific oncologists, their employees, nurses, and oncology citizens and fellows, this book:

  • Contains useful details for fast scientific application
  • Covers themes similar to sufferer protection, blunders prevention, caliber development, error disclosure and apology, and the impression of mistakes on sufferers and doctors
  • Each bankruptcy includes specific "take domestic" issues that spotlight problems with specific medical relevance and application
  • Prepared by means of a professional, multidisciplinary, foreign staff of physicians, nurses, researchers, sanatorium directors, bioethicists, sufferers and sufferer advocates

Dr. Surbone shared with ASCO Connection her insights approximately sufferer protection and clinical error and provided a glimpse into the historical past that ended in this new book:

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In the clinic, the residents directed me to an examination room. I sat on the examination chair and the senior resident numbed my upper airway and inserted the endoscope through my nose. He seemed to concentrate on one region and asked the junior resident to also observe it as well. They mumbled something incoherent to each other and nodded their heads in agreement. When I asked them if everything was okay, they did not respond. After completing their examination, the residents left the examining room without uttering a word and closed the door.

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