Operating Room Leadership and Management

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Author: Alan Kaye, MD, PhD, Charles Fox, III, MD, Richard Urman, MD, MBA
Affiliation: Louisiana State University
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN 10: 110701753X
ISBN 13: 9781107017535
eISBN: 9781139084277
Edition: 1st
Description:
Effective management of the OR is critical in all clinical settings, where ensuring that policies, systems, staff members and teams are efficient, safe and cost-effective is paramount. Operating Room Leadership and Management is a comprehensive resource for physicians and administrators involved in the day-to-day management of operating rooms in a hospital setting or smaller-scale facilities. Topics include: OR metrics Scheduling Human resource management Leadership Economics IT management Quality assurance Recovery. This practical, evidence-based text is written by leaders in the field of OR management and is relevant to medical directors, administrators and managing physicians. Specific nursing considerations, preoperative patient evaluation, financial performance measures and pain clinic management are also discussed in detail. Operating Room Leadership and Management enables all OR managers to improve the efficiency and performance of their operating rooms.
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