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Design of circulation axes in densely used polyclinic waiting halls

Author(s): Akalin-Baskaya, A., Yildirim, K.
The purpose of this article is to explore whether spatial definition can affect the perceptual evaluations of users in highly dense conditions. The particular spatial definition studied in this research was the relationship between circulation axes and seating areas of a waiting hall. In crowded public interiors, it is generally assumed that users feel less comfortable and less safe. As suggested...
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Added October 2012

Quantitative Noise Analysis in a Modern Hospital

Author(s): Aitken, R.J.
Added October 2012

Environmental noise as a cause of sleep disruption in an intermediate respiratory care unit

Author(s): Aaron, J.N., Carlisle, C.C., Carskadon, M.A., Meyer, T.J., Hill, N.S., Millman, R.P.
Added October 2012

Hospital Noise Stresses Patients and Staff

Author(s): West, J.E., Busch-Vishniac, E.
Added October 2012

Hospital noise leads to higher work stress: levels rarely rise to hearing hazard

Added October 2012

National satisfaction data for 2006 assessing satisfaction with noise levels in and around room

Author(s): Press Ganey Inc.
Added October 2012

Interventions to reduce decibel levels on patient care units

Author(s): Moore, M.M., Nguyen, D, Nolan, S.P., Robinson, S.P., Ryals,B., Imbrie, J.Z., Sotnitz, W.
Added October 2012

IV: Physical Ergonomics

Author(s): Reiling, J., Chernos, S., Alvarado, C.J., Hignett, S., Nelson, A., Baptiste, A.S., Matz, M., Fragala, G., Buß, B., Friesdorf, W.
Added October 2012

Environmental psychophysiology

Author(s): Parsons, R., Hartig, T.
Added October 2012

The Relationship Between Counselor Satisfaction and Extrinsic Job Factors in State Rehabilitation Agencies

Author(s): Andrew, J. D., Faubion, C. W., Palmer, C. D.
In a national study, researchers collected survey data from 315 state rehabilitation agency counselors in 16 states to examine job satisfaction and extrinsic job factors. This report provides statistical analyses and extensive descriptive data characteristics. For example, only 46% of the sample reported having a master's degree (or higher) in some form of counseling, and only 25% reported...
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Added August 2012