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Patients' perceptions of hospital cleanliness are correlated with rates of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

Author(s): Edgcumbe, D. P.
Added September 2014

An exploratory study into the factors that influence patients' perceptions of cleanliness in an acute NHS trust hospital

Author(s): Whitehead, H., May, D., Agahi, H.
Added September 2014

Clinical. The impact of environmental cleanliness on infection rates

Author(s): Patel, S.
Added October 2012

Enhancing the assessment of tangible service quality through the creation of a cleanliness measurement scale

Author(s): Barber, N., Scarcelli, J. M.
Added September 2014

Healthcare providers' perception of design factors related to physical environments in hospitals

Author(s): Mourshed, M., Zhao, Y.
Most aspects of the physical environment having an impact on staff outcome are determined during early design stages of a building’s lifecycle. Subsequent modifications at later stages are expensive and sometimes difficult to achieve due to the multidisciplinary nature of design decision making.
Key Point Summary
Added November 2014

Factors determining medical students’ and residents’ satisfaction during VA-based training: findings from the VA Learners’ Perceptions Survey

Author(s): Cannon, G. W. , Keitz, S. A. , Holland, G. J. , Chang, B. K., Byrne, J. M. , Tomolo, A., Aron, D. C. , Wicker, A. B., Kashner, T. M.
Patient satisfaction surveys of healthcare environments are often used to gauge perceptions of broad aspects of the built environment. In this large-scale study using a validated instrument, the study population is medical students and residents. The investigation simultaneously compares multiple domains of trainee satisfaction in a common clinical training environment through a serial cross-sectional national survey.
Key Point Summary
Added October 2012

Perceived Neighborhood Environments and Leisure-Time Walking Among Korean Adults: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior

Author(s): Lee, H.-S., Shepley, M. M.
The prevalence of overweight and obese Korean adults has risen due to physical inactivity that is supported by a sedentary lifestyle. Recent research has sought to understand the interconnection between the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) and environmental variables such as sidewalk condition, land-use mix, proximity of parks or recreational facilities, neighborhood aesthetics, and perceived neighborhood safety.
Key Point Summary
Added September 2014

Link between patients' perceptions of their acute care hospital experience and institutions' injurious fall rates

Author(s): Tzeng, H. M., Hu, H. M., Yin, C. Y., Johnson, D.
Added September 2014

Patient Perceptions of the Environment of Care in Which Their Healthcare is Delivered

Author(s): LaVela, S. L., Etingen, B., Hill, J. N., Miskevics, S.
Added April 2016

Family members´ experiences of the end-of-life care environments in acute care settings – a photo-elicitation study

Author(s): Hajradinovic, Y., Tishelman, C., Lindqvist, O., Goliath, I>
Research demonstrates that environmental features in varied healthcare settings can impact patient and staff outcomes. Room occupancy, acoustic environment, visual contact with nature, sound and lighting, ergonomics, and the work environment design are among the features with documented impacts on staff and patient health.
Key Point Summary
Added April 2020