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Health Care Environment

The User's Viewpoint, 1st Edition

Edited by William C. Beck, Ralph H. Meyer

CRC Press

260 pages

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Published in 1982: This book describes the Hospital Environment from Administrative functions to patient and staff users.

Table of Contents

The Administrative Functions

1. Introduction

W. C. Beck

2. The User and His Tasks

W. C. Beck

3. The Administration and Construction

R. H. Meyer

4. The Administration and the Budget

The User’s Viewpoints

5. The Patient User

W. C. Beck

6. The Physician User

W. C. Beck

7. The Nurse User

B. B. Cleary

8. The Environment of the Child

W. C. Beck

9. The Environment of the Aged

W. C. Beck

Special Considerations

10. The Environment of the Visitor

W. C. Beck

11. Special Care Units

W. C. Beck

12. Noise or Sound Perception

T. S. Hargest

13. The Air Environmant

W. C. Beck

14. The Illumination

W. C. Beck

15. Odor Control

W. C. Beck

16. Infection Control

W. C. Beck

17. Housekeeping and the Environment

M. L. Chase

The Construction and Evaluation

18. The Building Designer

I. Korach and A. F. Styne

19. The Interior Designer

P. Ford

20. The Evaluation

F. D. Becker

About the Editors

William C. Beck, M.D., F.A.C.S., is President of the Guthrie Foundation for Medical Research, President of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, Chairman of the Health Facilities Committee of the Illuminating Engineering Association.

Ralph H. Meyer is President of the Robert Packer Hospital.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Administration