Quality Book of Tools translated into Japanese

We are delighted to announce today that the QBT has been translated by Dr. Shinji Matsumura and his family physician colleagues in the Japan Primary Care Association into Japanese. Dr. Shinji Matsumura saw a poster of the Quality Book of Tools at a WONCA conference and made a commitment to translate the book into Japanese.

“We expect that this comprehensive, scientific and easy-to-use Canadian tool will help improve all aspects of the quality of primary care in primary care clinics in Japan,” said Dr Matsamura.

We offer congratulations to Dr. Matsamura and his colleagues.

The book will be available for sale to Japanese family physicians.

The publisher has produced the following announcement in Japanese:

家庭医療の質: 診療所で使うツールブック

Quality in family practice Book of Tools 第1 版(2010 年)
Cheryl Levitt マクマスター(McMaster)大学家庭医療学科教授
Linda Hilts マクマスター(McMaster)大学家庭医療学科准教授

訳:日本プライマリ・ケア連合学会・翻訳チーム

監訳:松村 真司 福井慶太郎 山田 康介

今回、日本プライマリ・ケア連合学会の翻訳チームにより、Quality in family practice Book of Tools 第1 版(2010 年)が、邦訳され、出版に至りました。日本語による、プライマリ・ケア、家庭医療における質の具体的基準と、その改善方法を示したものとしては、初めての書籍です。

本書では、まず「イントロダクション」において、本書の概説と背景についての解説があり、さらに本書をどのように利用していけばよいのかが解説されています。続いて「概要」において、本書で用いられている、家庭医療の質、に関するカテゴリーと指標の要約が提示されています。それに引き続いて 以下のカテゴリー別に、どのような指標を用いて診療の質を管理していけばよいか、詳細な記述が展開されています。

カテゴリーA: 患者中心性

カテゴリーB: 公平・公正性

カテゴリーC: 適時性と近接性

カテゴリーD: 安全性

カテゴリーE: 効果的な診療

カテゴリーF: 効率性

本書は、簡単に使えるツールブックとなっています。日本においても、診療所、特にプライマリ・ケアを提供する診療所において、本書が活用されることを大いに期待します。

2015年4月 株式会社 カイ書林

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