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jiitm 2018, 8(4): 451-462 Back to browse issues page
Creating a healing spaces in hospitals, with the attitude to the teachings of Iranian traditional medicine
V. Rahimi Mehr , H. Motedayen , M. Mehrbani *
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Background and Purpose: The hospital is one of the important buildings that offers health services and with its unique facilities plays a Fundamental role in return physical and mental health of patients, Medical Researches, and finally the promotion of community’s health. Abundant studies have shown that, spending and attending long-hours in health centers is regarded as a stressful experience for patients, visitors, and staffs. Therefore, using Iranian traditional medicine’s recommendations in design of health centers can be as an approach to decrease environmental stresses and improving the environment quality.
Methods and Materials: The goal of research is change of attitude in the design of medical centers so that a hospital environment can be viewed as a healing environment and created favorable conditions for support from patients and families who are in inappropriate physical and mental conditions associated with fear and anxiety. Now in the present study, in order to emphasize the use of the Iranian traditional medicine’s recommendations in design of health centers and to have a more profound look to the issue, have been investigated traditional medicine’s recommendations related to environmental factors, including materials, lights, colors and images for health and healing people by applying a descriptive-analytic method which was compiled by libraries procedure and after examining the criteria that influence patient health promotion, finally, solutions to create a healing space for the design hospitals and care centers have been provided.
Results: In the research findings, traditional medicine sources emphasize on the effect of environment on human’s health. This effect may be due to some reasons such as stimulation of human’s senses according to environment and person's temperament and the Pattern of Design based on temperament is an appropriate pattern to be applied in design ideas of healing spaces in hospitals because in this pattern according to the temperament of user and environmental parameters in medical centers, can be achieved to improve public health that is the pillars of sustainable development.
 
Keywords: Iranian Traditional Medicine, Hospital Building, Temperament, Materials, Light, Color, Images
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/03/19 | Accepted: 2018/03/19 | Published: 2018/03/19
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Rahimi Mehr V, Motedayen H, Mehrbani M. Creating a healing spaces in hospitals, with the attitude to the teachings of Iranian traditional medicine . jiitm. 2018; 8 (4) :451-462
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مجله طب سنتی اسلام و ایران Journal of Islamic and Iranian Traditional Medicine
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