Frequent patient-to-patient transmission of hepatitis C virus in a haematology ward
Does physical activity improve sleep in impaired nursing home residents?
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Viral contamination of environmental surfaces on a general paediatric ward and playroom in a major referral centre in Riyadh
European Journal of Epidemiology
Influence of a changed care environment on bacterial colonization of burn wounds.
Burns : Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries
Staff, patient, and visitors: Responses to hospital unit enhancements
Environmental Design Research Association
The vertical horopter and the angle of view.
Work With Display Units ’94.
A seasonal pattern of hospital medication errors in Alaska
Specific behavioral consequences of seasonal affective disorder have not been closely examined. Length of daylight is evaluated in relation to medication errors in a medical center located in the far north. Factors such as numbers of patient admissions, discharges, and deaths were controlled with data collected in Anchorage, Alaska, over 5 consecutive years, 1985-89. These data revealed that 58%...
Environmental Characteristics Related to Patient Assault
Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Does flooring type affect risk of injury in older in-patients?
Falls and injury are of great concern in healthcare institutions, even more so in wards which are likely to have older patients who are at higher fall risk. While falls can be prevented by careful treatment of intrinsic factors (to do with the patients' own health), extrinsic factors in the environment, that could increase the likelihood of falls such as poor lighting, clutter etc. must also be concerned. Of particular relevance is the issue of flooring which is a large investment for the hospital and sets the stage for patients and staff to move upon.
A Guide To Conducting Healthcare Facility Visits
The Center for Health Design