The Efficiency of the Intelligent Materials in the Patient Room

Randa Hassan Mohamed, Eman Ali Mohamed Shiha
The paper investigates the efficiency of using the intelligent materials in the patient room of the health care buildings, as they have a role in the infection control and the various aspects of healing the patients. The purpose of the paper is to focus on these new materials to be used as sustainable materials in the healthcare buildings. Two main concepts concerning the intelligent materials are discussed, the first one figures the intelligent materials nowadays, and how they act as sustainable materials while the second one represents the opinion of how these materials can be used in the patient room with efficiency to be a part of the healing process of the patients.


intelligent materials; Smart materials; infection control; the healing aspects; the ambient environment; the patient rooms


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