Integrated Care Pathways
A Practical Approach to Implementation
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* 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 PathwaysTable of Contents
"This book could not have appeared at a better time. It lives up to its title but is more than just a practical guide to implementing ICPs. It is rich in insights into the criteria for success and the reasons for failure." Health Service Journal, February 2001
Edited by Sue Middleton, BA(Hons), DPSN, PGCE, RGN, Director, Integrated Care Associates, Flintshire, UK; and Adrian Roberts, BA(Hons), PgDINF, Associate Director, Integrated Care Associates, Flintshire, UK