Medical and Dental Space Planning: A Comprehensive Guide to Design, Equipment, and Clinical Procedures

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 11, 2002 - Architecture - 624 pages
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This definitive reference offers detailed analyses of more than thirty medical and dental specialties and their respective space planning requirements. New to the third edition is coverage of new medical specialties including reproductive enhancement, LASIX eye surgery, breast care centers, larger ambulatory centers, and medical oncology. It also offers up-to-date information on digital technology-electronic medical records, digital imaging, diagnostic instruments, and networked communications-and how it impacts the design of medical and dental facilities. You'll also find out about recent changes in regulatory agency reviews of office-based surgery practices and ADA compliance.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Psychology Implications for Healthcare Design
1
Chapter 2 General Parameters of Medical Space Planning
7
Chapter 3 Practice of Medicine Primary Care
20
Chapter 4 Medicine Specialized Suites
105
Chapter 5 Diagnostic Medicine
243
Chapter 6 Group Practice
311
Chapter 7 Ambulatory Surgical Centers
334
Chapter 8 Sports Medicine
368
Chapter 10 Practice of Dentistry
401
Chapter 11 Impact of Color on the Medical Environment
516
Chapter 12 Interior Finishes and Furniture
529
Chapter 13 Lighting
545
Chapter 14 Construction Methods and Building Systems
556
Chapter 15 Researching Codes and Reference Materials
562
Appendixes
569
Index
583

Chapter 9 Paramedical Suites
385

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Jain Malkin is President of Jain Malkin Inc., a San Diego, California, interior architecture firm specializing in healthcare facilities. She teaches at Harvard University in the Graduate School of Design, lectures widely on the design of healing environments, and is the author of Hospital Interior Architecture.

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