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Quality and Value in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit

  • Kevin LobdellEmail author
  • Joe Mishkin
  • Rakesh C. Arora
  • Rohan Mukund Sanjanwala
Chapter
Part of the Difficult Decisions in Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach book series (DDSURGERY)

Abstract

Quality and value is dependent on structure and processes. In the cardiothoracic critical care unit, structure relates to how the team is organized and processes relate to how the team does its work. Herein, the review of pertinent literature is described and the results succinctly described.

Keywords

Quality Value Risk Teamwork Communication Goal-directed therapy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin Lobdell
    • 1
    Email author
  • Joe Mishkin
    • 1
  • Rakesh C. Arora
    • 2
    • 3
  • Rohan Mukund Sanjanwala
    • 2
  1. 1.Atrium HealthCharlotteUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Max Rady College of MedicineUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada
  3. 3.Cardiac Sciences ProgramSt. Boniface HospitalWinnipegCanada

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