"In this book, the editors and authors supply an important guide that many of us wish we had during our clinical training years: an operator’s manuel for the acute-care hospital. The editors have assembled an impressive group of experts as contributors.Chapters are well cross-referenced, creating a cohesiveness to the subject matter. Also, when considered in the context of the hospital setting, otherwise unrelated topics complement one another. Is this book an invaluable reference for clinicians-in-training? I believe so. The editors are to be commended for creating this unique medical reference. Compliling such materical is difficult, and conveying the information in an interesting, readable, and cohesive fashion is a major challenge. I beleive this book meets this challenge and would reccomend it to any student of medicine or nursing in the clinical phase of their training."
--JAMA (American Medical Association), December 17, 2003 Vol. 290, No. 23
"I recommend this book as required reading for our young healthcare team and consideration of this for inclusion in management orientation for all leadership."
--From the Foreword by Stephen Velick, PhD, CEO, Community Hospital Division, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan