Ensuring quieter hospital environments

Am J Nurs. 2009 Sep;109(9):65-7. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000360316.54373.0d.

Abstract

This is the fourth in a series of articles from Planetree, an international nonprofit organization founded in 1978 that's "committed to improving medical care from the patient's perspective." For more information, go to www.planetree.org.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Attitude to Health
  • Decision Making, Organizational
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Health Facility Environment / organization & administration*
  • Hospital Design and Construction / methods*
  • Hospital Units / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Interior Design and Furnishings / methods*
  • Iowa
  • Noise / adverse effects
  • Noise / prevention & control*
  • Nursing Staff, Hospital / organization & administration*
  • Patient-Centered Care / organization & administration
  • Planning Techniques