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Influence of noise on patient recovery

Author(s): Loupa, G.
Added January 2020

The perceptual and behavioral influence on dental professionals from the noise in their workplace

Author(s): Ma, K. W., Mak, C. M., Wong, H. M.
Added December 2019

Medicine’s melodies: On the costs & benefits of music, soundscapes, & noise in healthcare settings

Author(s): Spence, C., Keller, S.
Added November 2019

Medication error trends and effects of person-related, environment-related and communication-related factors on medication errors in a paediatric hospital

Author(s): Manias, E., Cranswick, N., Newall, F., Rosenfeld, E., Weiner, C., Williams, A., Wong, I. C. K., Borrott, N., Lai, J., Kinney, S.
Previous studies have found that children receiving care in pediatric facilities can face a high risk of medication errors due to a combination of person-related, communication-related, or environment-related factors. This study further examines how environment-related factors specifically influence medication errors.
Key Point Summary
Added November 2019

Noise environments in nursing homes: An overview of the literature and a case study in Flanders with quantitative and qualitative methods

Author(s): Thomas, P., Aletta, F., Filipan, K., Mynsbrugge, T. V., De Geetere, L., Dijckmans, A., Botteldooren, D., Petrovic, M., Van de Velde, D., De Vriendt, P., Devos, P.
Added November 2019

Impact of intensive care unit light and noise exposure on critically ill patients

Author(s): Simons, K. S., van den Boogaard, M., de Jager, C. P. C.
Added July 2019

Mapping sources of noise in an intensive care unit

Author(s): Darbyshire, J. L., Müller‐Trapet, M., Cheer, J., Fazi, F. M., Young, J. D.
Added May 2019

Environmental noise around hospital areas: A case study

Author(s): Montes-González, D., Barrigón-Morillas, J. M., Gómez Escobar, V., Vílchez-Gómez, R., Rey-Gozalo, G., Atanasio-Moraga, P., Méndez-Sierra, J. A.
Added May 2019

Hospitalization-associated disability: “She was probably able to ambulate, but I’m not sure”

Author(s): Covinsky, K. E., Pierluissi, Edgar, Johnston, C. B.
It is not uncommon for older patients who are hospitalized to acquire hospital-associated disabilities (HAD). An HAD is defined as losing the ability to complete one of the basic activities of daily living (ADL) needed to live independently without assistance: bathing, dressing, rising from bed or a chair, using the toilet, eating, or walking across a room.
Key Point Summary
Added April 2019

The hospital (not so) quiet zone: Creating an environment for patient satisfaction through noise reduction strategies

Author(s): Walker, L., Karl, C. A.
Added April 2019

The effect of a non-talking rule on the sound level and perception of patients in an outpatient infusion center

Author(s): Zijlstra, E., Hagedoorn, M., Krijnen, W. P., van der Schans, C. P., Mobach, M. P.
The World Health Organization has recommended that noise in patient care areas be limited to support healing. The authors of this study explore the effect of a behavioral intervention aimed at reducing conversational noise in the context of an outpatient infusion center and its result on patient perceptions.
Key Point Summary
Added March 2019

The effects of noise levels on nurses in intensive care units

Author(s): Terzi, B., Azizoğlu, F., Polat, Ş., Kaya, N., İşsever, H.
Added March 2019

Noise in the intensive care unit and its influence on sleep quality: a multicenter observational study in Dutch intensive care units

Author(s): Simons, K. S., Verweij, E., Lemmens, P. M. C., Jelfs, S., Park, M., Spronk, P. E., Sonneveld, J. P. C., Feijen, H.-M., van der Steen, M. S., Kohlrausch, A. G., van den Boogaard, M., de Jager, C. P. C.
Added October 2018

Are noise reduction interventions effective in adult ward settings? A systematic review and meta analysis

Author(s): Garside, J., Stephenson, J., Curtis, H., Morrell, M., Dearnley, C., Astin, F.
Added September 2018

Noise in the neonatal intensive care unit: A new approach to examining acoustic events

Author(s): Smith, S. W., Ortmann, A. J., Clark, W. W.
Added August 2018

Noise Reduction for ICU by Using Feedforward Active Noise Control System

Author(s): Liu, L., Jiang, C.
Added August 2018

Noise in an Intensive Care Nursery/Newborn Unit

Author(s): Sa, M. M., Azevedo, R., Neves, J., Machado, O., Tavares, J.
Added August 2018

Noise in neonatal intensive care units: a short review

Author(s): Carvalhais, C., Silva, M. V., Silva, J., Xavier, A., Santos, J.
Added July 2018

Noise pollution level in a pediatric hospital

Author(s): Yarar, O., Temizsoy, E., Günay, O.
Added July 2018

Soundscape actions: A tool for noise treatment based on three workshops in landscape architecture

Author(s): Cerwén, G., Kreutzfeldt, J., Wingren, C.
Added April 2018