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  1. Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital-Acquired Infections

    Systemic and Social Causes

    By William Charney

    Medical error as defined in Epidemic of Medical Errors and Hospital-Acquired Infections: Systemic and Social Causes encompasses many categories including, but not limited to, medical error, hospital-acquired infections, medication errors, deaths from misdiagnosis, deaths from infectious diarrhea in...

    Published February 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Handbook of Modern Hospital Safety, Second Edition

    Edited by William Charney

    It is ironic that those whose job it is to save lives often find themselves injured in the course of performing their duties. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare workers have higher injury rates than agriculture workers, miners, and construction workers. The Handbook of...

    Published July 28th 2009 by CRC Press

  3. Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Threat to Occupational Health in the U.S. and Canada

    Edited by William Charney

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Hospitals in the US and Canada are ill-prepared for the threat of emerging infectious diseases, especially in the area of protecting healthcare workers, nurses, doctors, and first responders from transmissions. Current protocols from guideline agencies and health organizations and health...

    Published June 23rd 2006 by CRC Press

  4. Back Injury Among Healthcare Workers

    Causes, Solutions, and Impacts

    Edited by William Charney, Anne Hudson

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently calculated nearly 60,000 musculoskeletal injuries to healthcare workers resulting from heavy lifting during attempts to move patients. Often the nurses, aides, orderlies, and attendants who suffered permanent injuries were forced out of the profession,...

    Published July 28th 2003 by CRC Press

  5. The Epidemic of Health Care Worker Injury

    An Epidemiology

    Edited by William Charney, Guy Fragala

    Traditionally, health care worker injury exposure data is analyzed one category at a time, which tends to isolate the researcher from a more global perspective of an industry-wide analysis. The Epidemic of Health Care Worker Injury: An Epidemiology provides an industry-wide analysis that...

    Published December 9th 1998 by CRC Press

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