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Fangcang shelter hospitals: A novel concept for responding to public health emergencies

Author(s): Chen, S., Zhang, Z., Yang, J., Wang, J., Zhai, X., Bärnighausen, T., Wang, C.
Added August 2020

The Effects of "Fangcang, Huoshenshan, and Leishenshan" Makeshift Hospitals and Temperature on the Mortality of COVID-19

Author(s): Cai, Y., Huang, T., Liu, X., Xu, G.
Added December 2020

Drive-Through Screening Center for COVID-19: A Safe and Efficient Screening System against Massive Community Outbreak

Author(s): Kwon, K. T., Ko, J.-H., Shin, H., Sung, M., Kim, J. Y.
Added April 2020

Indoor and outdoor design in healthcare environments: The employees’ views in the General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Greece

Author(s): Karanikola, P., Andrea, V., Tampakis, S., Tsolakidou, A.
Added August 2020

Effective practices and recommendations for drive-through clinic points of dispensing: A systematic review

Author(s): Buck, B. H., Cowan, L., Smith, L., Duncan, E., Bazemore, J., Schwind, J. S.
Added August 2021

Cross-cultural comparison of physiological and psychological responses to different garden styles

Author(s): Elsadek, M., Sun, M., Sugiyama, R., Fujii, E.
Added December 2018

Accessing green spaces within a healthcare setting: A mixed studies review of barriers and facilitators

Author(s): Weerasuriya, R., Henderson-Wilson, C., Townsend, M.
Many previous studies have described the benefits of natural environments (or “green spaces”) on overall human well-being. Healthcare providers have increasingly drawn attention to how green spaces within healthcare environments may positively affect both patients and staff.
Key Point Summary
Added August 2019

Post-Occupancy Evaluation of a Crisis Shelter Garden and Application of Findings Through the Use of a Participatory Design Process

Author(s): Lygum, V. L., Poulsen, D. V., Djernis, D., Djernis, H. G., Sidenius, U., Stigsdotter, U. K.
As an increasing number of designers and healthcare practitioners utilize nature-based therapy tools, there is a growing need to understand how certain elements within these natural spaces might contribute to heightened therapeutic effects for patients with specific conditions. Crisis shelters that provide healthcare resources to women and children exposed to domestic abuse could benefit from nature-based therapy tools, but a deeper understanding of how these environments should be built is needed.
Key Point Summary
Added August 2019

Modern forensic psychiatric hospital design: Clinical, legal and structural aspects

Author(s): Seppänen, A., Törmänen, I., Shaw, C., Kennedy, H.
Added February 2019

The development and testing of the dementia friendly communities environment assessment tool (DFC EAT)

Author(s): Fleming, R., Bennett, K., Preece, T., Phillipson, L.
Added October 2017