Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Planning, Organisations and Management

by Syed Amin Tabish

This book has been developed for the persons involved in planning, designing, building, and operating health care facilities. Provides step-by-step process of planning and state-of-the-art design to achieve a viable facility to organize and manage hospital and nursing homes. An endeavour has been made to sort out the many ingredients necessary to construct a hospital and present them in such a way that the whole process can be comprehended by showing how the multitude of requirements necessary in building a hospital can be satisfied. This book presents new planning concepts and recent trends in the hospital architecture that ought to be thoroughly considered by hospital administrators and trustees in anticipation of their arduous work with architects, consultants, and responsible staff members. The aim is to introduce the readers to some of the basic ideas and research in hospital planning, design, construction, organization and management. Each chapter of the book deals with a particular topic beginning with a theoretical framework from which the subject could be approached. All therapeutic and diagnostic facilities have been discussed in detail with extraordinary emphasis on nursing zone, clinical zone, support zone and utility services. This book is useful particularly for clinical directors/head of the clinical and paraclinical departments; unit managers; in-charge of service departments, laboratories and patient care areas.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Tabish Syed Amin University of Bristol (England); New York Academy of Sciences (USA)
ISBN 9788180611544
Speciality Hospital Administration
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10362
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2003
Pages 906
Book Type Textbook


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