Why walkers slip: shine is not a reliable cue for slippery ground
Perception & Psychophysics
Caring or uncaring – meanings of being in an oncology environment
Journal of Advanced Nursing
The idea that the physical environment impacts health and well-being has been explored throughout history. In modern contexts, studies have been conducted to show how hospital design features such as art and views of natural scenery can positively influence patient experience, and how environmental variables such as sound, architecture, and color can affect different biomedical responses in...
Prediction of slips: an evaluation of utilized coefficient of friction and available slip resistance
Perceived hospital environment quality indicators: A study of orthopaedic units
Journal of Environmental Psychology
The field of healthcare design has increasingly recognized the need for building environments that are more ‘‘user-centered,’’ but spatial–physical features have not typically been included in assessment surveys on patient satisfaction.
Challenges in Design and Transition to a Private Room Model in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Advances in Neonatal Care
The need for neonatal intensive care units (NICU) is increasing at a time when research suggests their designs need to change to provide a developmentally appropriate healing environment. One approach is a private room NICU model versus a large multibed ward. However, such a radical design change could be challenging to implement.
Health Promotion by Design in Long-Term Care Settings
Watching paint dry - monitoring emissions of VOC and oVOCs
Geophysical Research Abstracts
Experimental PVC material challenge in subjects with occupational PVC exposure
Environmental Health Perspectives
Feels Like Deja Vu All Over Again
Pebble Project-Published Articles
Issue October 2006
Volume Contract Magazine
Disinfection of fabrics and carpets artificially contaminated with calicivirus: relevance in institutional and healthcare centres
Journal of Hospital Infection