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Assessing Staff Satisfaction with Indoor Environmental Quality in Assisted Living Facilities

2017
Journal of Interior Design
Journal Article

Issue 1, Volume 42, Pages 67-84
Author(s)
Zuo, Q./MaloneBeach, E. E.
Ventilation and air-conditioning system
Staff satisfaction

A survey of healthcare facility location

2017
Computers & Operations Research
Journal Article

Volume 79, Pages 223-263
Author(s)
Ahmadi-Javid, A./Seyedi, P./Syam, S. S.
Building location/site optimization

Physical Design Factors Contributing to Patient Falls.

2017
Journal of Patient Safety
Journal Article

Issue in press
Author(s)
Pati, D./Valipoor, S./Cloutier, A./Yang, J./Freier, P./Harvey, T. E./Lee, J.
Previous studies show that patient falls in hospitals are not only a leading cause of disability, injury, and mortality, but that they also affect the family members of patients, the caregivers, and the overall healthcare system. 
Room configuration and layout
Fall related outcomes

Neglected spaces: UK general practice surgery waiting rooms

2017
BJGP Open
Journal Article

Author(s)
Clapton, G./Reid, L.
Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E)|Room configuration and layout
Patient satisfaction and comfort

Effect of laminar airflow ventilation on surgical site infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis

2017
The Lancet Infectious Diseases
Journal Article

Issue 5, Volume 17, Pages 553-561
Author(s)
Bischoff, P./Kubilay, N. Z./Allegranzi, B./Egger, M./Gastmeier, P.
Ventilation and air-conditioning system
HAI related outcomes

A systematic review of the psychometric properties of instruments for assessing the quality of the physical environment in healthcare

2017
Journal of Advanced Nursing
Journal Article

Author(s)
Elf, M./Nordin, S./Wijk, H./McKee, K. J.

The impact of patient room design on airborne hospital-acquired infections

2017
Architectural Research Addressing Societal Challenges
Book Section

Volume 1, Pages 323-328
Author(s)
Copeland, A./Sharag-Eldin, A.
Room configuration and layout|Ventilation and air-conditioning system
HAI related outcomes

Are hospital floors an underappreciated reservoir for transmission of health care-associated pathogens?

2017
American Journal of Infection Control
Journal Article

Issue 3, Volume 45, Pages 336-338
Author(s)
Deshpande, A./Cadnum, J. L./Fertelli, D./Sitzlar, B./Thota, P./Mana, T. S./Jencson, A./Alhmidi, H./Koganti, S./Donskey, C. J.
Interior Material
HAI related outcomes

Impact of water heater temperature setting and water use frequency on the building plumbing microbiome

2017
The ISME Journal
Journal Article

Issue in press, Pages 1-13
Author(s)
Ji, P./Rhoads, W. J./Edwards, M. A./Pruden, A.
HAI related outcomes

Meeting Patient Expectations During Hospitalization: A Grounded Theoretical Analysis of Patient-Centered Room Elements

2017
HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Journal Article

Issue in press
Author(s)
Patterson, E. S./Sanders, E. B.-N./Sommerich, C. M./Lavender, S. A./Li, J./Evans, K. D.
Room configuration and layout
Patient satisfaction and comfort