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Radial nursing units diagram
 
Radial Nursing Units

Hospitals nationwide adopted radial nursing units first built at Rochester Methodist Hospital in 1957. The radial design resulted in optimized patient care and produced better nursing staff time.

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1957 Radial Nursing Units
Using design to improve patient care.

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