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The effectiveness of bright light exposure in shift-worker nurses: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Author(s): Aemmi, S. Z., Mohammadi, E., Heidarian-Miri, H., Fereidooni-Moghadam, M., Boostani, H., Zarea, K.
Added September 2021

The Effect of Light on Sleep and Sleep-Related Physiological Factors Among Patients in Healthcare Facilities: A Systematic Review

Author(s): Hadi, K., Du Bose, J. R., Choi, Y. S.
Added August 2020

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

Impact of the Physical Environment of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities (RHCSF) on Staff and Residents A Systematic Review of the Literature

Author(s): Joseph, A., Choi, Y.-S., Quan, X.
Strategies related to the design of the built environment should be considered within the context of the culture of the organization and the resident population. This study of the physical environment of residential health, care, and support facilities addresses the range of settings and population, where other studies have been lacking. The literature review strongly suggests that the built environment is an important component of care provided in residential care settings.
Key Point Summary
Added December 2018

Daylight and health: A review of the evidence and consequences for the built environment

Author(s): Aries, M. B. C, Aarts, M. P. J., van Hoof, J.
This paper is an overview of studies on the effects of daylight exposure on human health.
Key Point Summary
Added August 2020

Salutogenic Effects of the Environment: Review of Health Protective Effects of Nature and Daylight

Author(s): Beute, F., de Kort, Y. A.W.
Added October 2017

From “Baby Barn” to the “Single Family Room Designed NICU”: A Report of Staff Perceptions One Year Post Occupancy

Author(s): Cone, S. K., Short, S., Gutcher, G.
Single Family Rooms (SFRs) are becoming an increasingly popular design model in the care of critically ill preterm infants. The advantages of this physical environment to the infant, family and care providers is well documented.  
Key Point Summary
Added October 2017