The Resource Avoiding errors in general practice, Kevin Barraclough ... [et al.]

Avoiding errors in general practice, Kevin Barraclough ... [et al.]

Label
Avoiding errors in general practice
Title
Avoiding errors in general practice
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Barraclough ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
610.28/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R729.8
LC item number
.A96 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2013 D-308
  • WB 100
  • WB 100
NLM item number
A961a 2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barraclough, Kevin
Series statement
Avoiding errors series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical errors
  • Medical errors
  • Family medicine
  • Primary care (Medicine)
  • Medical errors
  • Medical Errors
  • Medical Errors
  • General Practice
  • Primary Health Care
Label
Avoiding errors in general practice, Kevin Barraclough ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Section 2
  • Case 33
  • Urinary problem in a welder
  • Case 34
  • hypertensive 38-year-old woman
  • Case 35
  • swollen lip in a 56-year-old man
  • Case 36
  • woman with fatigue and weight gain
  • Case 37
  • woman told off for ignoring her friends
  • Causes of diagnostic errors in general practice and how they can be avoided
  • Case 38
  • man with a headache: Swine flu or meningitis?
  • Case 39
  • woman suffering dizziness
  • Case 40
  • middle-aged man with an ankle injury
  • pt. 3
  • Investigating and dealing with errors
  • 1.
  • Introduction
  • How do general practitioners reach diagnoses?
  • 2.
  • How errors and their recurrence are prevented in primary care
  • 3.
  • role of the primary care trusts
  • 4.
  • Other investigations
  • 5.
  • Legal advice - where to get it and how to pay
  • 6.
  • External inquiries
  • Where do errors occur in diagnosis?
  • 7.
  • role of the doctor
  • 8.
  • Emotional repercussions
  • 9.
  • Conclusion
  • How can we minimize the risks of these errors?
  • References and further reading
  • Section 3
  • Bayesian reasoning and avoiding diagnostic errors
  • References and further reading
  • Section 4
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • potpourri of advice on avoiding errors
  • History and examination
  • telephone consultation
  • Communication problems
  • When lack of knowledge plays a part
  • unexpectedly abnormal result
  • standard of notes
  • Drug errors or prescribing errors
  • Consent
  • Confidentiality
  • Part 1
  • Conditions that are `frequent flyers' in negligence cases
  • Safety netting
  • References and further reading
  • pt. 2
  • Clinical cases
  • Introduction
  • Case 1
  • man with iron deficiency
  • Case 2
  • When is a headache abrupt?
  • Section 1
  • Case 3
  • woman with chest pain
  • Case 4
  • dizzy man
  • Case 5
  • Rectal bleeding in a pregnant woman
  • Case 6
  • pulled calf muscle
  • Case 7
  • woman with hemiplegic migraine
  • legal structure of negligence
  • Case 8
  • Irritable bowel syndrome after sickness in Goa
  • Case 9
  • young man with back pain
  • Case 10
  • Irregular intermenstrual bleeding in a woman on the pill
  • Case 11
  • boy with a limp
  • Case 12
  • runner with a cough
  • few words about error
  • Case 13
  • woman with classical migraine
  • Case 14
  • young woman with diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Case 15
  • Ill-fitting dentures in an elderly man
  • Case 16
  • Back pain in a middle-aged woman
  • Case 17
  • Cellulitis in a man's foot
  • Medical negligence
  • Case 18
  • flare-up of ulcerative colitis
  • Case 19
  • woman with a skin lump on her leg
  • Case 20
  • woman with microscopic haematuria
  • Case 21
  • limping young girl
  • Case 22
  • builder tripping over his feet
  • Learning from system failures - the vincristine example
  • Case 23
  • anxious young woman with hyperventilation
  • Case 24
  • slightly raised AST in an Asian woman
  • Case 25
  • Cough and fever in a 42-year-old accountant
  • Case 26
  • Lost prescription: Benzodiazepine addiction
  • Case 27
  • febrile baby
  • Reference
  • Case 28
  • limping elderly woman after a fall
  • Case 29
  • Indigestion in a stressed executive
  • Case 30
  • hoped-for pregnancy
  • Case 31
  • breast lump that disappears
  • Case 32
  • Fever and cough after an ankle fusion
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 182 p.
Isbn
9780470673577
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012031977
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2964443-01umb_inst
  • 2806736
  • (Sirsi) i9780470673577
  • (OCoLC)805647214
Label
Avoiding errors in general practice, Kevin Barraclough ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Section 2
  • Case 33
  • Urinary problem in a welder
  • Case 34
  • hypertensive 38-year-old woman
  • Case 35
  • swollen lip in a 56-year-old man
  • Case 36
  • woman with fatigue and weight gain
  • Case 37
  • woman told off for ignoring her friends
  • Causes of diagnostic errors in general practice and how they can be avoided
  • Case 38
  • man with a headache: Swine flu or meningitis?
  • Case 39
  • woman suffering dizziness
  • Case 40
  • middle-aged man with an ankle injury
  • pt. 3
  • Investigating and dealing with errors
  • 1.
  • Introduction
  • How do general practitioners reach diagnoses?
  • 2.
  • How errors and their recurrence are prevented in primary care
  • 3.
  • role of the primary care trusts
  • 4.
  • Other investigations
  • 5.
  • Legal advice - where to get it and how to pay
  • 6.
  • External inquiries
  • Where do errors occur in diagnosis?
  • 7.
  • role of the doctor
  • 8.
  • Emotional repercussions
  • 9.
  • Conclusion
  • How can we minimize the risks of these errors?
  • References and further reading
  • Section 3
  • Bayesian reasoning and avoiding diagnostic errors
  • References and further reading
  • Section 4
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • potpourri of advice on avoiding errors
  • History and examination
  • telephone consultation
  • Communication problems
  • When lack of knowledge plays a part
  • unexpectedly abnormal result
  • standard of notes
  • Drug errors or prescribing errors
  • Consent
  • Confidentiality
  • Part 1
  • Conditions that are `frequent flyers' in negligence cases
  • Safety netting
  • References and further reading
  • pt. 2
  • Clinical cases
  • Introduction
  • Case 1
  • man with iron deficiency
  • Case 2
  • When is a headache abrupt?
  • Section 1
  • Case 3
  • woman with chest pain
  • Case 4
  • dizzy man
  • Case 5
  • Rectal bleeding in a pregnant woman
  • Case 6
  • pulled calf muscle
  • Case 7
  • woman with hemiplegic migraine
  • legal structure of negligence
  • Case 8
  • Irritable bowel syndrome after sickness in Goa
  • Case 9
  • young man with back pain
  • Case 10
  • Irregular intermenstrual bleeding in a woman on the pill
  • Case 11
  • boy with a limp
  • Case 12
  • runner with a cough
  • few words about error
  • Case 13
  • woman with classical migraine
  • Case 14
  • young woman with diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Case 15
  • Ill-fitting dentures in an elderly man
  • Case 16
  • Back pain in a middle-aged woman
  • Case 17
  • Cellulitis in a man's foot
  • Medical negligence
  • Case 18
  • flare-up of ulcerative colitis
  • Case 19
  • woman with a skin lump on her leg
  • Case 20
  • woman with microscopic haematuria
  • Case 21
  • limping young girl
  • Case 22
  • builder tripping over his feet
  • Learning from system failures - the vincristine example
  • Case 23
  • anxious young woman with hyperventilation
  • Case 24
  • slightly raised AST in an Asian woman
  • Case 25
  • Cough and fever in a 42-year-old accountant
  • Case 26
  • Lost prescription: Benzodiazepine addiction
  • Case 27
  • febrile baby
  • Reference
  • Case 28
  • limping elderly woman after a fall
  • Case 29
  • Indigestion in a stressed executive
  • Case 30
  • hoped-for pregnancy
  • Case 31
  • breast lump that disappears
  • Case 32
  • Fever and cough after an ankle fusion
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 182 p.
Isbn
9780470673577
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012031977
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2964443-01umb_inst
  • 2806736
  • (Sirsi) i9780470673577
  • (OCoLC)805647214

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