Patient Safety and Quality in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation

  • Christopher E. Dandoy
  • Joanne M. Hilden
  • Amy L. Billett
  • Brigitta U. Mueller

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Christopher E. Dandoy, Joanne M. Hilden, Amy L. Billett, Brigitta U. Mueller
    Pages 1-14
  3. Michael A. Rosen, Sallie J. Weaver
    Pages 15-28
  4. Frank Federico, Amy L. Billett
    Pages 29-49
  5. Melissa Sundberg, Raina Paul, George R. Verghese
    Pages 51-65
  6. Lori Rutman, Selena Hariharan
    Pages 67-80
  7. Rachel Thienprayoon, Kathy Demmel, Lloyd P. Provost
    Pages 81-100
  8. Mona D. Shah, Jacqueline R. Ward, Angelo P. Giardino
    Pages 101-121
  9. Patrick Guffey, Daniel Hyman
    Pages 123-140
  10. Pauline A. Daniels, Jared D. Capouya
    Pages 141-156
  11. Sylvia Bartel, Audrea H. Szabatura, Colin Moore
    Pages 157-182
  12. James M. Hoffman, Chris I. Wong Quiles, Ashley Crumby, Elisabeth E. Adderson
    Pages 183-204
  13. Julie Jaffray, Char Witmer
    Pages 205-223
  14. Jennifer Webb, Rahul Shah, Naomi Luban
    Pages 225-238
  15. Jessica A. Zerillo, Kathleen E. Walsh
    Pages 239-252
  16. Karen A. Kalinyak, Christopher E. Dandoy, Rachelle Nuss
    Pages 277-295
  17. Kathy Ruble, Christa Krupski, Allen Chen, Christopher E. Dandoy
    Pages 297-324
  18. Emma Jones, Rachel Thienprayoon, Michelle Hidalgo, Stacie Stapleton
    Pages 325-350
  19. Jeff Hord, Allyson Hays, Roland Chu
    Pages 351-360
  20. Christopher E. Dandoy, Joanne M. Hilden, Amy L. Billett, Brigitta U. Mueller
    Pages 361-368
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 369-378

About this book


This volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of patient safety issues and quality improvement for the pediatric hematology/oncology/stem cell transplant practice. The book reviews patient safety in complex healthcare delivery systems, delineates the various safety issues affecting pediatric hematology oncology patients, and discusses quality improvement methods and improvement science that allow the reader to implement and sustain change in their home institution. The text also explores mechanisms to measure quality and safety outcomes, allowing the provider to implement proven processes shown to minimize harm to patients. 
Written by experts in the field, Patient Safety and Quality in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation is a valuable resource for healthcare professionals treating pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplant patients.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher E. Dandoy
    • 1
  • Joanne M. Hilden
    • 2
  • Amy L. Billett
    • 3
  • Brigitta U. Mueller
    • 4
  1. 1.Division of Bone Marrow Transplant and Immune DeficiencyCincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical CenterCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Center for Cancer and Blood DisordersChildren’s Hospital ColoradoAuroraUSA
  3. 3.Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders CenterDana-FarberBostonUSA
  4. 4.Johns Hopkins All Children’s HospitalSt. PetersburgUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-53788-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-53790-0
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