Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Health Care. Facilities.

Web Abstract: 
Considered an industry standard by architects, engineers, and health care professionals, the Guidelines set minimum program, space, and equipment needs for clinical and support areas of hospitals, nursing homes, freestanding psychiatric facilities, outpatient and rehabilitation facilities, and long-term care facilities. The document also establishes minimum engineering design criteria for plumbing, medical gas, electrical, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. Reflecting the most current thinking about infection control and the environment of care, the new edition also explores functional, space, and equipment requirements for acute care and psychiatric hospitals; nursing, outpatient and rehabilitation facilities; mobile health care units; and facilities for hospice care, adult day care, and assisted living.
ISBN: 1571650024
Publication Date: 
Ordering Information: 
American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20006
Resource List Category: 
References to Books and Other Media