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  • Paperback: 262 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition (1 Jun. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1439852251
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439852255
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 1.5 x 23.5 cm
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"User-friendly and well written, this book takes the complex nature of healthcare seriously and pulls no punches. It demonstrates what the human factors approach can and does do, providing excellent examples to tease out the subtleties of this fascinating subject."
The RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal, June 2012

About the Author

About the author: Sidney Dekker (PhD, The Ohio State University, 1996) is Professor and Director of the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. He was previously Professor and Director of the Leonardo da Vinci Center for Complexity and Systems Thinking at Lund University, Sweden, and Professor of Community Health Science at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Canada. He has been Visiting Professor at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He recently became active as airline pilot, flying the Boeing 737.


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