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Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses.
Hughes RG, ed. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2008. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043.  

This handbook prepared by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides a comprehensive summary of important patient safety and quality improvement concepts for frontline nurses. Experts in each topic area reviewed the latest published evidence to assemble sections on providing patient-centered care, nurses' working conditions and work environment, critical opportunities for improving quality and safety, and practical tools for implementing patient safety interventions for practicing nurses.

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