TITLE

Privacy hindered by not-so-private hospital rooms

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2008 Supplement, Vol. 30, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which found that single bed hospital rooms better protect the privacy of hosptial patients than multibed hospital rooms.
ACCESSION #
35166432

 

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