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Acute alerting effects of light: A systematic literature review

Author(s): Souman, J. L., Tinga, A. M., te Pas, S. F., van Ee, R., Vlaskamp, B. N. S.
Added August 2020

Systematic review of the effects of intensive-care-unit noise on sleep of healthy subjects and the critically ill

Author(s): Horsten, S., Reinke, L., Absalom, A. R., Tulleken, J. E.
Added April 2018

Safety, Performance, and Satisfaction Outcomes in the Operating Room: A Literature Review

Author(s): Joseph, A., Bayramzadeh, S., Zamani, Z., Rostenberg, B.
There are many operating rooms (ORs) constructed more than 30 years ago that remain operational today, and many of these spaces are inadequately designed to withstand the processes, equipment, and people needed for contemporary OR procedures. Even in developed countries, patients undergoing inpatient surgeries experience major complications 3-22% of the time.
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Added September 2019

The Role of Environmental Design in Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survivorship: A Systematic Literature Review

Author(s): Gharaveis, A., Kazem-Zadeh, M.
Approximately 1.6 million new cancer cases are diagnosed annually in the United States. New techniques for treating cancer are constantly being developed, with many healthcare professionals and designers turning towards more patient-centered services and designs to achieve better patient outcomes.
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Added February 2019

Single-Occupancy Patient Rooms: A Systematic Review of the Literature Since 2006

Author(s): Taylor, E., Card, A. J., Piatkowski, M.
Added March 2019

New insights on antimicrobial efficacy of copper surfaces in the healthcare environment: A systematic review

Author(s): Chyderiotis, S., Legeay, C., Verjat-Trannoy, D., Le Gallou, F., Astagneau, P., Lepelletier, D.
Added March 2019

Noise in neonatal intensive care units: a short review

Author(s): Carvalhais, C., Silva, M. V., Silva, J., Xavier, A., Santos, J.
Added August 2020

Nonpharmacological Interventions for Sleep Promotion on Preterm Infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Systematic Review

Author(s): Liao, J.-H., Hu, R.-F., Su, L.-J., Wang, S., Xu, Q., Qian, X.-F., He, H.-G.
Added March 2019

Distribution characteristics, growth, reproduction and transmission modes and control strategies for microbial contamination in HVAC systems: A literature review

Author(s): Liu, Z., Ma, S., Cao, G., Meng, C., He, B.-J.
Added August 2020

Home setting after stroke, facilitators and barriers: A systematic literature review

Author(s): Marcheschi, E., von Koch, L., Pessah‐Rasmussen, H., Elf, M.
Added December 2018