Search for dissertations about: "healing environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words healing environment.

  1. 1. Designing Healing. A Conceptual Model for Promoting a Healing Health Care Environment in Tanzania

    Author : Moses Mkony; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; healthcare facilities; system analysis approach; matrix design; Healing environment; vernacular architecture; cultural system.; sociality;

    Abstract : Better health services are a basic human right of approximately 40 million people in Tanzania, calling for an improved architecture of Health Care Facilities (HCFs) so as to provide a healing health care environment that supports wellness as well as diagnosis and treatment. Healing design concepts of medical and architectural researchers are in line with life styles, contemporary architectural styles and social cultural systems in the western world, while in Tanzania, although cultural heritage is emphasized as the backbone of sustainable development, very little effort has been made to incorporate cultural elements and vernacular architecture into contemporary HCF designs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Healing Architecture: Evidence, Intuition, Dialogue

    Author : Stefan Lundin; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; EBD; intuition; critical approach; best practice; design dialogue; tacit knowledge; healing architecture; Design research in architecture; evidence-based design;

    Abstract : In today’s healthcare architecture there is a striving to make better use of evidence to achieve environments that can contribute to patients’ healing, recovery, and well-being. These ideas are in part a legacy of the theory and practice of evidence-based medicine and the success it has enjoyed in its field. READ MORE

  3. 3. The visible patient. Hybridity and inpatient ward design in a Namibian context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Infrastruktur

    Author : Catharina Nord; [2003]
    Keywords : architectural theory; hospital design; healthcare building design; inpatient ward design; hybridity; embodiment; illness and disease; illness experience; patient-focused design; patient-centred design; healing environment; therapeutic environment; gl;

    Abstract : Even if one is confident that the staff provide the bestpossible treatment, being admitted into hospital is still astressful situation. In recent decades, architecturalresearchers have elaborated on aspects of the patient'sperspective where the design of the physical environment maypositively enhance the healing experience. READ MORE

  4. 4. New pathogenic mechanisms in diabetic wound healing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Vivekananda Sunkari; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) represent one of the most feared and invalidating complication of diabetes with high financial pressure for the healthcare system. For the moment there is no specific therapy available and it has become a priority to develop novel rational therapeutic strategies based on new pathophysiological mechanisms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimental studies on fracture healing. Biological and biomechanical aspects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Hans Mark; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fracture; intramembranous; endochondral; ossification; neovascularization; fracture fixation; fracture stability;

    Abstract : Considerable advances have been made in the knowledge regarding fracture healing and treatment duringrecent decades. Nevertheless, in 5-10 per cent of fractures, there are healing complications leading to complextreatment conditions, discomfort for patients and considerable costs. READ MORE