Objective and subjective evaluation of psychiatric ward redesign
The American Journal of Psychiatry
At the time of this study, relatively little research had been done to explore the potential benefits of incorporating architectural designs geared specifically towards improved patient well-being in psychiatric treatment environments. A “psychoenvironmental” model incorporating therapeutic architectural designs into psychiatric healthcare environments was developed before the publication of this study; however, this particular model had not yet been examined empirically.
Wayfinding in the hospital environment : a design analysis
School of Architecture
ICU visiting policies
Critical Care Medicine
View Through a Window May Influence Recovery from Surgery
Examined records on recovery after cholecystectomy of 46 patients admitted to a suburban hospital between 1972 and 1981 to determine whether assignment to a room with a window view of a natural setting might have restorative influences. Ss were matched in pairs according to sex, age, smoking or nonsmoking status, obese or normal weight status, year of surgery, and floor level (2nd or 3rd). Data...
Information and environmental stress: Report of a Hospital Intervention
Journal of Environmental Systems
Personal Needs of Family Members of Critically Ill Patients With and Without Acute Brain Injury.
Journal Of Neurosurgical Nursing
Infection and sepsis after operations for total hip or knee-joint replacement: influence of ultraclean air, prophylactic antibiotics and other factors
Journal of Hygiene (Lond)
The placement and misplacement of you-are-here maps.
Environment & Behavior
Comparison of contemplation and hypnosis for the reduction of anxiety and discomfort during dental surgery
American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis
The sick building syndrome: prevalence studies
British Medical Journal