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Effects of Hospital Care Environment on Patient Mortality and Nurse Outcomes

Author(s): Aiken, L.H., Clarke, S.P., Sloane, D.M., Lake, E.T., Cheney, T.
Added October 2012

Quantitative Noise Analysis in a Modern Hospital

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

Risk factors and characteristics of falls during inpatient rehabilitation of elderly patients

Author(s): Aizen, E., Shugaev, I., Lenger, R.
Added October 2012

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

Use of active noise cancellation devices in caregivers in the intensive care unit

Author(s): Akhtar, S., Weigle, C., Toohill, R., Berens, R.
Added October 2012

Viral contamination of environmental surfaces on a general paediatric ward and playroom in a major referral centre in Riyadh

Author(s): Akhter, J., Al-Hajjar, S., Myint, S., Hussain Qadri, S.
Added October 2012

Falls in the elderly: what can be done?

Author(s): Akyol, A.D.
Added October 2012

Hand-washing patterns in medical intensive-care units

Author(s): Albert, R.K., Condie, F.
Added October 2012

Relationship between environmental fungal contamination and the incidence of invasive aspergillosis in haematology patients

Author(s): Alberti, C., Bouakline, A., Ribaud, P., Lacroix, C., Rousselot, P., Leblanc, T., Derouin, F.
Added October 2012

Making the Right Choice: Family Presence and the CNS

Author(s): Aldridge, M.D., Clark, A.P.
Added October 2012

One Size Does Not Fit All: Taking Diversity, Culture and Context Seriously

Author(s): Alegria, M., Atkins, M., Farmer, E., Slaton, E., Stelk, W.
Added October 2012

Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Nonpharmacological Intervention to Improve Abnormal Sleep/Wake Patterns in Nursing Home Residents

Author(s): Alessi, C.A., Martin, J.L., Webber, A.P., Kim, E.C., Harker, J.O., Josephson, K.R.
Sleep disturbance, common in older adults living in the community, is even more prevalent in long-stay nursing home residents. Studies suggest that non-pharmacological interventions such as timed exposure to bright light, increased physical activity, or decreased nighttime noise and light levels can be an alternative approaches for improving sleep patterns in nursing home residents.
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Added October 2012

Does physical activity improve sleep in impaired nursing home residents?

Author(s): Alessi, C.A., Schnelle, J.F., MacRae, P.G., Ouslander, J.G., al-Samarrai, N., Simmons, S.F., Traub, S.
Added October 2012

An Investigation of Homes with High Concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and/or Dioxin-Like PCBs in House Dust

Author(s): Alfred, F., Lynn, Z., Kristine, K., Qixuan, C., Shih-Yuan, L., Biling, H., Peter, A., Avery, D., David, G., Brenda, G., James, L., William, L., Martha, M., Tim, T.
Added October 2012

The interrelatedness of wandering and wayfinding in a community sample of persons with dementia

Author(s): Algase, D.L., Son, G.R., Beattie, E., Song, J.A., Leitsch, S., Yao, L.
Added October 2012

Frequent patient-to-patient transmission of hepatitis C virus in a haematology ward

Author(s): Allander, T., Gruber, A., Naghavi, M., Beyene, A., Soderstrom, T., Bjorkholm, M., Grillner, L., Persson, M.A.
Added October 2012

Noise in the postanaesthesia care unit

Author(s): Allaouchiche, B., Duflo, F., Debon, R., Bergeret, A., Chassard, D.
Added October 2012

Pennsylvania power and light: A lighting case study.

Author(s): Allen, R.
Added October 2012

Operating room management: operative suite considerations, infection control

Author(s): Allo, M.D., Tedesco, M.
Added October 2012

Surgical smoke and infection control

Author(s): Alp, E., Bijl, D., Bleichrodt, R.P., Hansson, B., Voss, A.
Added October 2012