A Review of the Research Literature on Evidence-Based Healthcare Design

@article{Ulrich2008ARO,
  title={A Review of the Research Literature on Evidence-Based Healthcare Design},
  author={Roger S. Ulrich and Craig M Zimring and Xuemei Zhu and Jennifer R. DuBose and Hyun-bo Seo and Young-Seon Choi and Xiaobo Quan and Anjali Joseph},
  journal={HERD: Health Environments Research \& Design Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={125 - 61}
}
Objective: This report surveys and evaluates the scientific research on evidence-based healthcare design and extracts its implications for designing better and safer hospitals. [] Key Method The review followed a two-step process, including an extensive search for existing literature and a screening of each identified study for the relevance and quality of evidence. Results: This review found a growing body of rigorous studies to guide healthcare design, especially with respect to reducing the frequency of…

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