Essay On Patient Safety

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Delivering the right care at the right time in the right setting is the core mission of hospitals across the country. To helping PATIENT improve the quality of care they deliver every day. So by providing information and assistance on how to improve care and by working with manger of hospital, doctor, nears and research agencies to create a policy environment on which quality and safety
The goal of this part to provide some essential definitions that link patient safety with health care quality. Evidence is summarized that indicates how nurses are in a key status to improve the quality of health care through patient safety interventions and strategies.
Quality care means providing the best possible outcomes and partnering with
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Thus safety is the foundation upon which all other aspects of quality care are built [6]

 Patient Safety
A definition for patient safety has emerged from the health care quality move that is equally abstract, with different approaches to the more specific essential components. Patient safety was defined by the IOM as “the prevention of damage, to patients.” Emphasis is placed on the system of care delivery that prevents mistake; learns from the mistake that do occur; and is built on a culture of safety that involves health care professionals, organizations, and patients. The definition of prevention of damage: “freedom from accidental or preventable injuries produced by medical care.”[6]

Patient safety practices have been defined as “those that reduce the risk of adverse events related to exposure to medical care across a domain of diagnoses or conditions.” This definition is concrete but quite imperfect, because so many practices have not been well studied with respect to their efficiency in preventing or improve harm. Practices considered having sufficient evidence to include in the class of patient safety practices are as follows:

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