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Hospital and healthcare facility design [publication] /

by Miller, Richard L; Swensson, Earl S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2002, cop. 2002Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 384 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 039373072.SAPHIR theme(s): Hôpitaux - Etablissements de soins et d'accueilMeSH subject(s): Hospital Design and Construction | Health Facility PlanningPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: A state-of-the-art blueprint for architects, planners, and hospital administrators, Hospital and Healthcare Facility Design provides innovative ideas and concrete guidelines for planning and designing facilities for the rapidly changing healthcare system. Drawing on more than thirty-five years of experience in the field, the authors explore current and emerging trends in medical treatment, technology, and delivery; discuss practical issues facing contemporary and future designers; and present a rich cross section of examples and case studies from around the country. They discuss the cutting-edge issues facing contemporary and future designers, including the emergences of integrated medical networks, and the challenge of developing strategies to meet the demands of increased computerization. [Ed.]
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A state-of-the-art blueprint for architects, planners, and hospital administrators, Hospital and Healthcare Facility Design provides innovative ideas and concrete guidelines for planning and designing facilities for the rapidly changing healthcare system. Drawing on more than thirty-five years of experience in the field, the authors explore current and emerging trends in medical treatment, technology, and delivery; discuss practical issues facing contemporary and future designers; and present a rich cross section of examples and case studies from around the country. They discuss the cutting-edge issues facing contemporary and future designers, including the emergences of integrated medical networks, and the challenge of developing strategies to meet the demands of increased computerization. [Ed.]