Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses

Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: AHRQ; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Research Area: Health

Type: Report


Nurses play a vital role in improving the safety and quality of patient care—not only in the hospital or ambulatory treatment facility, but also of community-based care and the care performed by family members. Nurses need know what proven techniques and interventions they can use to enhance patient outcomes.