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Effect of outdoor noise and façade sound insulation on indoor acoustic environment of Italian schools

2017
Applied Acoustics
Journal Article

Volume 126, Pages 120-130
Author(s)
Secchi, S./Astolfi, A./Calosso, G./Casini, D./Cellai, G./Scamoni, F./Scrosati, C./Shtrepi, L.
Acoustic Environment

Development of a healthcare building sustainability assessment method – Proposed structure and system of weights for the Portuguese context

2017
Journal of Cleaner Production
Journal Article

Volume 148, Pages 555-570
Author(s)
Castro, M. de F./Mateus, R./Bragança, L.
Environmental impact

Nursing staff’s experiences of working in an evidence-based designed ICU patient room—An interview study

2017
Intensive and Critical Care Nursing
Journal Article

Volume in press
Author(s)
Sundberg, F./Olausson, S./Fridh, I./Lindahl, B.
Room configuration and layout
Staff productivity / efficiency|Staff satisfaction

Participatory art based research with children’s to gain their perspectives on designing health care environments

2017
Contemporary Nurse
Journal Article

Volume in press, Pages 1-20
Author(s)
Water, T./Wrapson, J./Reay, S./Tokolahi, E./Payam, S.
Unit configuration and layout
Patient satisfaction and comfort

Relationship between Environmental Conditions and Nosocomial Infection Rates in Intensive Care Unit

2017
Medical Journal of Islamic World Academy of Sciences
Journal Article

Issue 1, Volume 25, Pages 15–18
Author(s)
Şimşek, E. M./Grassie, S. S./Emre, C./Gevrek, S. Ç.
Due to the highly vulnerable state of the patients populating intensive care units (ICUs) and the health risks posed to healthcare providers working in ICUs, special attention must be given to the causes and effects of nosocomial infections within these areas. 
Room configuration and layout|Ventilation and air-conditioning system
HAI related outcomes

A design for a more efficient, upper room germicidal ultraviolet air disinfection luminaire

2017
Lighting Research & Technology
Journal Article

Volume in press, Pages 1-12
Author(s)
Milonova, S./Brandston, H. M./Rudnick, S./Ngai, P./Simonson, K./Rahman, S. F./Nardell, E.
Lighting (artificial and natural)
HAI related outcomes

Effects of noise on errors, injuries and subjective health of nursing staff

2017
Conference Paper

Author(s)
Smith, A.
Acoustic Environment
Error related outcomes|Staff health outcomes

An Ergonomic Evaluation of Preoperative and Postoperative Workspaces in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

2017
Conference Paper

Author(s)
Wingler, D./Joseph, A./Joshi, R.
Room configuration and layout
Staff health outcomes|Staff productivity / efficiency

Increasing Patient Safety Through Resilient Design: Using Human Factors Engineering and Environmental Support Mechanisms to Reduce Potentials of Hospital Acquired Infection

2017
Conference Paper

Author(s)
Platt, L. S./Greene, M.
HAI related outcomes

Mental Health Units in Acute-Care Facilities

2017
Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research (NLCAHR)
Report

Author(s)
Mackey, S./Bornstein, S.
Unit configuration and layout