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Journal Article > Study
Minor flow disruptions, traffic-related factors and their effect on major flow disruptions in the operating room.
Joseph A, Khoshkenar A, Taaffe KM, Catchpole K, Machry H, Bayramzadeh S; RIPCHD.OR study group. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019;28:276-283.
Journal Article > Review
Joseph A, Bayramzadeh S, Zamani Z, Rostenberg B. HERD. 2018;11:137-150.
Elements of the work environment can affect the safety of health care delivery. This literature review summarizes research to inform architectural and interior design improvements for operating rooms that support safety. The discussion highlights environmental themes associated with layout, acoustics, and lighting that can affect teamwork, processes, and communication in the operating room.
Journal Article > Commentary
Criscitelli T, Goodwin W. AORN J. 2017;105:408-412.
Blum A. Business Week. August 15, 2006.
This article discusses how hospital design, including standardized operating rooms, better ventilation systems, and green design can improve patient safety and decrease costs.