An empirical examination of patient room handedness in acute medical-surgical settings.

@article{Pati2010AnEE,
  title={An empirical examination of patient room handedness in acute medical-surgical settings.},
  author={Debajyoti Pati and Carolyn L. Cason and Tom Harvey and Jennie Evans},
  journal={HERD},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={11-33}
}
OBJECTIVE The study objective was to examine whether standardized same-handed room configurations contribute more to operational performance in comparison to standardized mirror-image room configurations. Based on a framework that physical environment standardization supports process and workflow standardization, thus contributing to safety and efficiency, the study examined the comparative effectiveness of the standardized same-handed configuration and the standardized mirror-image… CONTINUE READING

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