Paul R. Barach, Jeffery P. Jacobs, Peter C. Laussen, Steven E Lipshultz

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The fields of pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery have grown and progressed faster than most other fields in medicine. In this 2 volume text book, the current state of outcomes analysis, quality improvement, and patient safety are examined. Volume 1 focuses on leading work in pediatric cardiac care to understand and measure improved patient outcomes and how to establish collaborative definitions and tools of quality and outcomes measurement. Volume 2 covers the new sciences of implementation, continuous quality improvement, safety science and systems improvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care: Volume 1: Outcomes Analysis
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781447165873, 9781447165866
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Culture of care
  • Patient outcomes
  • Patient safety
  • Systems improvement risk managment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Barach, P. R., Jacobs, J. P., Laussen, P. C., & Lipshultz, S. E. (2015). Introduction. In Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care: Volume 1: Outcomes Analysis (pp. 3-8). Springer-Verlag London Ltd.