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A few Results of Arts in Healthcare Research

Art should be well thought out for each planned healthcare area. This is one website I review for old and new evidence based art planning recommendations for Healthcare.

https://www.arts.gov/accessibility/accessibility-resources/leadership-initiatives/arts-healthcare/arts-endowment-issues-3

14.Rubin, H.R and Owens, AC. A Concept Paper to Develop a Research Agenda to Determine the Effects of the Healthcare Environment on Patients’ Health Outcomes. The Center for Health Design. 1995.

Another study compared the effects of photographs of nature scenes, computer-generated abstract art, a blank panel, or nothing on heart surgery patients. Less postoperative anxiety was experienced by patients who looked at a picture of open water with trees(15).

  1. Ulrich R. The effects of photographs of nature scenes, computer-generated abstract art, a blank panel, or nothing on heart surgery patients. Presented at the Conference of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare on Diabetes and the Arts, 2002.