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Comparison of survivability of Staphylococcus aureus and spores of Aspergillus niger on commonly used floor materials

2017
American Journal of Infection Control
Journal Article

Issue in press
Author(s)
Gupta, M./Bisesi, M./Lee, J.
Interior Material
HAI related outcomes

Daylighting simulation for the configuration of external sun-breakers on south oriented windows of hospital patient rooms under a clear desert sky

2017
Solar Energy
Journal Article

Volume 149, Pages 164-175
Author(s)
Wagdy, A./Sherif, A./Sabry, H./Arafa, R./Mashaly, I.
Lighting (artificial and natural)

Pre-post evaluation of effects of a Titanium Dioxide coating on environmental contamination of an Intensive Care Unit: the TITANIC study

2017
Journal of Hospital Infection
Journal Article

Author(s)
de Jong, B./Meeder, A. M./Koekkoek, K. W.A.C./Schouten, M. A./Westers, P./van Zanten, A. R.H.
Interior Material
HAI related outcomes

Patient room lighting influences on sleep, appraisal and mood in hospitalized people

2017
Journal of Sleep Research
Journal Article

Issue 2, Volume 26, Pages 236-246
Author(s)
Giménez, M. C./Geerdinck, L. M./Versteylen, M./Leffers, P./Meekes, G. J. B. M./Herremans, H./de Ruyter, B./Bikker, J. W./Kuijpers, P. M. J. C./Schlangen, L. J. M.
Hospitalized patients often struggle with sleeping soundly due to various factors that arise within the hospital environment, such as noise, pain, general discomfort, and irregular and inappropriate light exposure. Because sleep is such an integral part of the healing process, healthcare designers should consider different ways to improve hospital sleep conditions. 
Lighting (artificial and natural)
Patient health outcomes

A Value Analysis of Lean Processes in Target Value Design and Integrated Project Delivery: Stakeholder Perception

2017
HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Journal Article

Issue 3, Volume 10, Pages 99-115
Author(s)
Nanda, U./Rybkowski, Z. K./Pati, S./Nejati, A.

Evidence-Based Design Features Improve Sleep Quality Among Psychiatric Inpatients

2017
HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Journal Article

Author(s)
Pyrke, R. J. L./McKinnon, M. C./McNeely, H. E./Ahern, C./Langstaff, K. L./Bieling, P. J.
Room configuration and layout
Patient health outcomes

Seasonal Differences in Light Exposure and the Associations With Health and Well-Being in Older Adults Living: An Exploratory Study

2017
HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Journal Article

Author(s)
Nioi, A./Roe, J./Gow, A./McNair, D./Aspinall, P.
Lighting (artificial and natural)
Patient health outcomes

Shifting Landscapes: The Impact of Centralized and Decentralized Nursing Station Models on the Efficiency of Care

2017
HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Journal Article

Author(s)
Fay, L./Carll-White, A./Schadler, A./Isaacs, K./Real, K.
Unit configuration and layout
Staff productivity / efficiency

Safety, Performance, and Satisfaction Outcomes in the Operating Room: A Literature Review

2017
HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Journal Article

Author(s)
Joseph, A./Bayramzadeh, S./Zamani, Z./Rostenberg, B.
Room configuration and layout

From Atmosphere to Intervention: The circular dynamic of installations in hospital waiting areas

2017
Conference Paper

Author(s)
Hajdu, G./Carey, B./Lazarević, G./Weymann, E.
Acoustic Environment|Room configuration and layout