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Design That Cares: Planning Health Facilities for Patients and Visitors, 2nd Edition

Design That Cares: Planning Health Facilities for Patients and Visitors, 2nd Edition

Janet R. Carpman, Myron A. Grant

ISBN: 978-0-787-95739-1 January 2001 Jossey-Bass 328 Pages

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$85.00

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Hospital design speaks volumes about the beliefs and values ofhealth care in general. For many years, hospital after hospital hasbeen constructed in the interests of physicians, trustees, andadministrators. Rarely has the patient been a top priority infacility design.

Design That Cares is a groundbreaking book written for decisionmakers. Including general guidelines, drawings, and instructiveexamples, this work develops an essential perspective previouslyabsent from health care design. Design That Cares contains aplethora of concrete architectural advice that will serve as anexcellent place for executives to begin in rethinking presentfacility design in health care.