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Meeting Patient Expectations During Hospitalization: A Grounded Theoretical Analysis of Patient-Centered Room Elements

February 2018
EBD Journal Club

Article

Patterson, E., Sanders, E., Sommerich, C. Lavender, S. Li, Jing, Evans, K. (2017).  Meeting Patient Expectations During Hospitalization: A Grounded Theoretical Analysis of Patient-Centered Room Elements. HERD Health Environments Research & Design Journal, doi/10.1177/1937586717696700.

 

Summary

 

There is an increased interest in supportive room design to increase patient satisfaction and improve the healing process. The objective of this study is to identify patient needs and expectations that can be utilized to inform the design or renovation of medical–surgical patient rooms in a hospital.

 



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