New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1975.
"This book is about the hospital ward, also called the nursing unit or inpatient unit. Part 1 gives a history of nursing unit floor plans since roman times. Part 2 reviews contemporary planning problems. Part 3 contains the yale studies in hospital function and design, concerned with hospital problems of today. Part 4 considers the structure and possible future applications of the concept of progressive patient care" (publisher).
Subjects: HOSPITALS › History of Hospitals