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Nursing work and sensory experiences of hospital design: A before and after qualitative study following a move to all-single room inpatient accommodation

Overview of attention for article published in Health & Place, July 2017
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Title
Nursing work and sensory experiences of hospital design: A before and after qualitative study following a move to all-single room inpatient accommodation
Published in
Health & Place, July 2017
DOI 10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.05.001
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Authors

S. Donetto, C. Penfold, J. Anderson, G. Robert, J. Maben

Abstract

The embodied experience of nursing practice is rarely studied. Drawing on data from an internationally relevant larger study conducted in 2013-14, here we explore the sensory dimension of the embodied experiences of nursing staff working on two acute NHS hospital wards before and after a move to all-single room inpatient accommodation. We undertook a secondary analysis of 25 interviews with nursing staff (12 before and 13 after the move with half [13/25] using photographs taken by participants) from a mixed-method before-and-after study. This analysis focused on the sensory dimensions of nursing staff's experiences of their working practices and the effect of the built environment upon these. Drawing on Pallasmaa's theoretocal insights, we report how the all-single room ward design prioritises 'focused vision' and hinders peripheral perception, whilst the open ward environment is rich in contextual and preconscious information. We suggest all-single room accommodation may offer staff an impoverished experience of caring for patients and of working with each other.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Switzerland 1 3%
Unknown 30 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 9 29%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 23%
Unspecified 6 19%
Student > Bachelor 4 13%
Researcher 2 6%
Other 3 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 8 26%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 23%
Design 5 16%
Arts and Humanities 3 10%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 10%
Other 5 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 February 2019.
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#2,128,035
of 13,595,689 outputs
Outputs from Health & Place
#438
of 1,128 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#57,138
of 263,796 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Health & Place
#27
of 55 outputs
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