Intensive Care Units

Introduction Many people – caregivers, architectural and design professionals, and patients, regard intensive care (critical care) units as the heart of the hospital. Here a seriously ill patient can expect the maximum of care: the very best the hospital has to offer in terms of personnel and technology. Intensive Care Units (ICUs) are specialty nursing […]

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Green Healthcare Facilities: An Overview of Initial Capital Costs and Operational Benefits

Green Healthcare Facilities: An Overview of Initial Capital Costs and Operational Benefits This article will take an overview of the relationship between initial capital costs and the operational benefits that accrue from the additional costs of “going green”, the data being taken from healthcare facilities in the United States of America. In 2011, an American […]


Design of a Surgical Suite 2

THE SURGICAL SUITE                                                                                         Introduction Planning for the surgical suite, one of the […]

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