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Hille Ris Lambers, Ludo (author)
With the introduction of the RepRap 3D printers, capable of printing most of its own parts, the cost of 3D printers dropped radically, making it an affordable and accessible technology, even for low resource settings. It is said that 3D printing can greatly increase accessibility to medical equipment in low resource settings because it enables...
master thesis 2019
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Hooft Graafland, Joy (author)
This report showcases the development of a product to aid the venipuncture procedure. Venipuncture is a procedure where intravenous access is obtained for several purposes. Finding a location and vein to insert the needle is the most important step of this procedure. Nearly 90% of hospitalised patients have to undergo the procedure. Despite...
master thesis 2019
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Mamaqi Kapllani, Kevin (author)
In the Netherlands alone, an estimated 730,000 persons are currently diagnosed with coronary heart disease (CHD), 120,000 with heart failure, and 260,000 with atrial fibrillation. As of 2014, cardiovascular disease accounted for 27% of all deaths1. The cardiology department of the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) has a regional role in...
master thesis 2019
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Himmit, Imane (author)
This research and design is about "Het Gemeenschap Gezondheidshuis; Samen Leven". A research about the change of healthcare nowadays; where people want to stay at home longer and have care at home. But also where the needs of a patient are more central. The main question is: what elements of architecture contributes to a healthier environment,...
master thesis 2019
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Simons, Rochelle (author)
An acute admission is a disruption from daily life and affects the child patient and his or her family. To reduce this disruption of daily life, the VKC is planning to build a Paediatric Acute Medical Unit (P-AMU) in the coming years. The VKC (Vrouw-Kind Centrum; Woman-Child Center) is the center of excellence in the field of all woman and child...
master thesis 2018
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Brinkhorst, Douwe (author), Liesker, Bas (author)
The founders of Momo Medical envisioned a health care product that would help nurses worldwide with pressure ulcer prevention. Pressure ulcers are a chronic wound that affects the skin of patients who do not regularly change bed posture. As it currently stands, nurses lack the manpower and time to change the postureof patients in a timely manor....
bachelor thesis 2017
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Arts-Posthoorn, C.C.C. (author)
master thesis 2017
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Mudde, P.B. (author)
The thesis is focused on the preventional side of Healthcare in Havana, Cuba. The project enhances Healthcare prevention by organizing it spatially within the city. Healthcare becomes more part of the public domain and therefore of the dailylife.
bachelor thesis 2017
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Gillis, Y.N. (author)
The Emergency Department (ED) treats patients who have acute conditions and operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. At the ED department at the University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU), the patients are treated in single rooms. There is not always direct contact between patients and the ED team, because the team is responsible for...
master thesis 2017
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Fool, Fabian (author)
Currently a lot of effort is put into developing matrix arrays which allow for volumetric imaging and new applications. There are however multiple problems. Compared to arrays currently in use which have in the order of 128 elements, matrix arrays can easily contain 1000 to 10000 elements. If all elements would be connected independently, the...
master thesis 2017
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Beem, J.A. (author)
This thesis shows the graduation project of the Master program Design for Interaction at Del University of Technology. The goal of this graduation project is to investigate how design and technology can support and enhance MDMs in order to create a high-quality work environment in which different medical specialists can work together at their...
master thesis 2016
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Soccetti, B. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Fei, J. (author)
The design of the new guest house aims to create a healthy environment for elderly people inside the city environment. It has not only intimate living environment, but also has a strong connection with the city.
master thesis 2016
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van der Veer, M.K. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Caprari, E. (author)
The primary aim of this project was to explore how design can improve teamwork in the orthopaedic clinic. Literature shows that in the healthcare sector, increasing attention is given to teamwork dynamics. In fact, studies demonstrate that communication and teamwork failures contribute significantly to the amount of adverse events. Moreover, it...
master thesis 2016
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Steenhuis, W. (author)
The Village in the City - the graduation project of Wessel Steenhuis - focuses on the conflicts that arise when a living environment for extremly ill (in this case dementia patients) is located in the middle of a big and crouded city (Amsterdam).
master thesis 2016
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Toorneman, A.C. (author)
Introduction into the subject: ?Over the last years, more Dutch citizens have been travelling around the world and unfortunately this leads to more Dutch patients in hospitals in far away countries. This results in more requests by Dutch patients to be repatriated (transported back home) by airplane. Some of these patients are intensive care (IC...
master thesis 2016
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Deighton, E.M. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Bolhuis, J. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Vrugte, J.A. (author)
As hospitals became cleaner, they became colder, noisier, and less comforting. This led to the barrenness and stressfulness of today’s hospitals. This take on the MidCity community hospital is about the patient and about quality rather than pure efficiency. The project ranges from city scale interventions to architectural design.
master thesis 2016
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