By Antonella Surbone,Michael Rowe

Clinical Oncology and blunder Reduction fills a niche - the inability of a unmarried quantity on scientific mistakes within the titanic box of melanoma care - that has existed when you consider that a 1999 Institute of Medicine’s file brought the time period ‘medical mistakes’ 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 through specialists at the subject together with physicians, nurses, sufferers, and advocates, and covers quite a lot of themes necessary to an figuring out of the original personality, demanding situations, and wanted responses to the chance, occurrence, and aftermath of clinical mistakes within the analysis, therapy, and aftermath of remedy for melanoma. Clinical Oncology and blunder Reduction will function the normal for framing the dialogue of errors within the box for oncologists, epidemiologists, nurses, healthcare directors, researchers, and students. An crucial guide for all scientific oncologists, their employees, nurses, and oncology citizens and fellows, this book:

  • Contains functional info for instant scientific application
  • Covers themes akin to sufferer defense, mistakes prevention, caliber development, error disclosure and apology, and the effect of blunders on sufferers and doctors
  • Each bankruptcy includes specified "take domestic" issues that spotlight problems with specific scientific relevance and application
  • Prepared through knowledgeable, multidisciplinary, foreign crew of physicians, nurses, researchers, clinic directors, bioethicists, sufferers and sufferer advocates

Dr. Surbone shared with ASCO Connection her insights approximately sufferer security and scientific blunders and provided a glimpse into the historical past that resulted in this new book:

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