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Identification of Tools and Techniques to Enhance Interdisciplinary Collaboration During Design and Construction Projects

Author(s): Keys, Y., Silverman, S. R., Evans, J.
The design and construction of healthcare environments requires a collaboration of professionals from a variety of backgrounds to produce the best possible results. However, it is not uncommon when these collaborations generate frustrations and miscommunications among the different professionals involved.
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How Strongly Programmed is a Strong Programme Building? A Comparative Analysis of Outpatient Clinics in Two Hospitals

Author(s): Sailer, K., Pachilova, R., Kostopoulou, E., Pradinuk, R., MacKinnon, D., Hoofwijk, T.
The spatial configuration of a given building can be classified into one of two popular theoretical categories: weakly programmed or strongly programmed. These terms have become increasingly more commonly used when analyzing the spatial syntax of buildings; however, the authors suggest that their definitions and criteria are not clearly defined.
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Layout Planning Problems in Health Care

Author(s): Arnolds, I., Nickel, S., Eiselt, A. H., Marianov, V.

An epidemiological study assessing the relative importance of airborne and direct contact transmission of microorganisms in a medical intensive care unit

Author(s): Bauer, T. M., Ofner, E., Just, H. M., Just, H., Daschner, F. D.