Human Factors in the Health Care Setting: A Pocket Guide for Clinical Instructors

Human Factors in the Health Care Setting: A Pocket Guide for Clinical Instructors

By: Advanced Life Support Group (author), Mike Davis (editor), Barabara Phillips (editor), Peter-Marc Fortune (editor), Jacky Hanson (editor)Paperback

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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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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

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118339701
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 116
  • ID: 9781118339701
  • weight: 198
  • ISBN10: 1118339703

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