The Hippocratic Oath and the Design Team

December 12, 2012

In healthcare facilities, there are no spectators, only participants who, while receiving treatment, perceive and respond to their surroundings. These facilities, once seen as safe havens, sheltering people and healing them, are increasingly under the microscope for practices that may cause harm. For example, ill-regarded chemicals, such as chlorinated plastics, phthalates, perfluorochemical stain repellants, flame retardants, heavy metals, antimicrobials, bisphenol A and nanomaterials have raised public health concerns like never before.

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