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New Directions in Hospital and Healthcare Facility Design by Richard L. Miller, Earl S. Swensson.       This groundbreaking book is the first architectural design guide to explore current and emerging trends in medical treatment and technology. Drawing on more than 30 years of experience in healthcare design, the authors provide a complete and graphic inventory of design consideration for every type of medical function.

An information resource on both current and emerging trends in the design of medical care facilities. The authors emphasize designs that are not only practical and cost-effective, but also fully responsive to the needs of doctors and patients. They explore design considerations for a comprehensive range of medical functions, from surgery, diagnostics, and trauma to ICU and CCU, women's health, and sports medicine. Includes examples and case studies from around the country, and numerous photographs (color), designs, and blueprints.

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Designing for Alzheimer's Disease : Strategies for Creating Better Care Environments by Elizabeth C. Brawley.       Aging and Alzheimer's special care design is an emerging field. As the population ages, and the incidence of Alzheimer's disease is increasing, special care environments are being built and renovated at a remarkable rate. Elizabeth Brawley has spent nearly twenty years working with health care providers and design professionals in long-term care facilities and shares her experience in this guide to creating responsive, responsible care environments for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementing illness. It links therapeutic goals with specific design suggestions in such key areas as lighting, color, acoustics, safety, and wayfinding, floor coverings and window treatments to fabrics, patterns, and ceiling finishes. Design solutions can be applied to assisted-living facilities, nursing homes and individual residences.

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Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Health Care Facilities, 1996-97 Published by American Institute of Architects.      

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Architecture & Medicine : I.M. Pei Designs the Kirklin Clinic by Aaron Betsky, Tom Bonner (Photographer).      

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