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Conveniently located “napping rooms” provide opportunity for night- and extended-shift providers to rest, leading to less fatigue and better performance.

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 Healthcare providers are known for working unacceptably long hours and being chronically sleep deprived.  Often, physicians and nurses work 24+ hour shifts, leading to fatigue and avoidable errors that put both caregivers and patients at risk of serious injury or death.  Acute and chronic sleep deprivation can mimic the effects of drunkenness. 
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Cancer Patients' Satisfaction With Care in Traditional and Innovative Ambulatory Oncology Clinics

Author(s): Groff, S. L., Carlson, L. E., Tsang, K., Potter, B. J.
Recent advances in cancer care allow more cancer patients to be treated on an ambulatory care basis, whether chemotherapy, radiation therapy or follow-up care. Care can include physical, psychological, and emotional challenges. Ambulatory oncology clinics have the opportunity to create positive treatment experiences for patients. 
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Clevland Clinic's New Look More Than Just A Pretty Face

Author(s): Spector, H.

Symposium looks into healthy designs

Author(s): Bennett, S.

Effects of Hospital Care Environment on Patient Mortality and Nurse Outcomes

Author(s): Aiken, L.H., Clarke, S.P., Sloane, D.M., Lake, E.T., Cheney, T.

Transforming care in children's hospitals through environmental design: Literature Review

Author(s): Joseph, A., Keller, A., Kronick, K.

Using Root Cause Analysis to Reduce Falls in Rural Health Care Facilities

Author(s): Ruddick, P., Hannah, K., , Schade, C.P., Bellamy, G., Brehm, J., Lomely, D.

The impact of facility design on patient safety

Author(s): Reiling, J.G., Murphy, M.R., Hughes, R.G.