Design Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design

/Design Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design

Design Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design. Clearwater Beach, FL: Committee to Establish Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design; 2012. Eighth Census Conference on Newborn ICU Design

 

Standard 14: Ambient lighting in Infant Care Area

  • 10 to 600 lux with adjustable, manual controls
  • CRI > 80 and 80 < GAI < 100

Standard 15: Procedure lighting in Infant Care Area

  • 2000 lux for critical areas while protecting the infant’s developing retinae

Standard 16: Illumination of Support Areas

  • 300 lux

Standard 17: Daylighting

  • Access to daylight, with controls to limit direct sunlight

Standard 18: Floor surfaces

  • Gloss factor less than 30 (semi-gloss paint); maximum diffuse reflectance from floor of 40%
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