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Quality of life and building design in residential and nursing homes for older people

Author(s): Parker, C., Barnes, S., McKee, K., Morgan, K., Torrington, J., Tregenza, P.
Older people living in residential and nursing care homes spend a large proportion of their time within the boundaries of the home, and may depend on the environment to compensate for their physical or cognitive frailties. Regulations and guidelines on the design of care buildings have accumulated over time with little knowledge of their impact on the quality of life of building users. The Design...
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Violence In Healthcare Facilities: Lessons From the Veterans Health Administration

Author(s): Hodgson, M.J. , Reed, R., Craig,T., Murphy, F., Lehmann, L., Belton, L., Warren, N.
The authors examined assault frequency and risk factors in healthcare.
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The use of single patient rooms versus multiple occupancy rooms in acute care environments

Author(s): Chaudhury, H, Mahmood, A , Valente, M

Color in Healthcare Environments: A Critical Review of the Research Literature

Author(s): Tofle, R.B., Schwartz, B., Yoon, S.-Y., Max-Royale, A.

Labyrinths Provide Balance & Offer Healing

Author(s): Ferre, R.

The Use of Single Patient Rooms vs. Multiple Occupancy Rooms in Acute Care Environments

Author(s): Chaudhury, H.

Is it safe to treat allogeneic stem cell transplanted recipients at home during the pancytopenic phase?

Author(s): Svahn, B.M., Bjurman, B., Myrback, K.E., Aschan, J., Ringden, O.

Horticultural therapy: The 'healing garden' and gardening in rehabilitation measures at Danderyd hospital rehabilitation clinic, Sweden

Author(s): Soderback, I., Soderstrom, M., Schalander, E.

Perception of stressors by patients and nurses of critical care units in Hong Kong

Author(s): So, H.M., Chan, D.S.K.

Adolescent units-an evidence-based approach to quality nursing in adolescent care

Author(s): Smith, S.