Hospital and Healthcare Facility Design / Edition 2

Hospital and Healthcare Facility Design / Edition 2

by Richard L. Miller, Earl S. Swensson, Earl S. Swenson
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393730722
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments7
Preface to the Second Edition9
Foreword11
Ch. 1Principles: New Paradigms for a New Century15
Ch. 2The Traditional Hospital: A Warehouse for the Sick36
Ch. 3New Markets, New Design Principles49
Ch. 4Making Yesterday's Hospitals Work Today79
Ch. 5The Emergency Unit104
Ch. 6Diagnostic Imaging132
Ch. 7Surgery Facilities160
Ch. 8Critical Care180
Ch. 9The Patient Care Unit206
Ch. 10Ambulatory Care Design, Professional Offices, and Bedless Hospitals233
Ch. 11Women's Health Facilities and Pediatrics281
Ch. 12Design for the Elderly: Subacute and Long-term Care315
Ch. 13Trends for a New Century342
Bibliography365
Index380

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