Integrated Care Pathways: A Practical Approach to Implementation / Edition 1

Integrated Care Pathways: A Practical Approach to Implementation / Edition 1

by Sue Middleton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750640871

ISBN-13: 9780750640879

Pub. Date: 08/10/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

* Explains the concept of care pathways - from initial idea through to working model
• Focuses on the use of Integrated Care Pathways to facilitate multidisciplinary involvement in patient care
• Highlights potential pitfalls and advises on how to overcome them to ensure successful operation of care pathways
• A useful set of Appendices

Overview

* Explains the concept of care pathways - from initial idea through to working model
• Focuses on the use of Integrated Care Pathways to facilitate multidisciplinary involvement in patient care
• Highlights potential pitfalls and advises on how to overcome them to ensure successful operation of care pathways
• A useful set of Appendices with clinical examples provides a practical tool for setting up your own Integrated Care Pathways

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750640879
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/10/2000
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
1,049,414
Product dimensions:
0.36(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: What are integrated pathways?; Introduction; PART TWO: Why introduce integrated care pathways?; ICPs and quality: the use of ICPs to facilitate a clinically effective service; Effectiveness: the use of ICPs to facilitate a cost-effective service; ICPs: a vehicle to deliver clinical governance; PART THREE: How to introduce integrated care pathways; Getting started; Documentation; Crossing professional and service boundaries: a case study; Maintaining momentum; Evaluation care pathways; Clinical benchmarking; Appendix 1: Clinical pathways maturity matrix; Appendix 2: Integrated care pathway for 'cardiac' chest pain/suspected myocardial infarction; Appendix 3: Integrated care pathway for day case cardiac catheters; Index.

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