By Peter Pronovost, Eric Vohr
"The tough-minded and revealing tale of a number one doctor's campaign opposed to scientific harm...Fascinating reading." -Atul Gawande, writer of The list Manifesto.
First, do no damage. medical professionals, nurses, and clinicians swear through this code of behavior. but, clinical error are made each day-avoidable blunders that regularly rate lives. encouraged by way of such errors, Dr. Peter Pronovost made it his own venture to enhance sufferer defense and make preventable deaths a specific thing of the prior, one sanatorium at a time.
Safe sufferers, clever Hospitals indicates how Dr. Pronovost began a revolution by means of making a easy record that standardized a standard ICU method. His reforms are being carried out in all fifty states and feature kept enormous quantities of lives by way of slicing hospital-acquired an infection charges by way of 70%. Atul Gawande profiled Dr. Pronovost's reforms in a brand new Yorker article and his bestselling e-book The list Manifesto relies upon Dr. Pronovost's good fortune in sufferer protection. yet secure sufferers, clever Hospitals is the true tale: an inspiring, thought-provoking, obtainable insider's narrative approximately how medical professionals and nurses are enhancing sufferer deal with all american citizens, this present day.
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