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Studies show that most people at least once in their lives are in intensive care. As a rule, do not stay in such a cheerful place is associated with increased stress in the patient. In anticipation of the upcoming surgery or being in the early recovery period after surgery, hospital setting can cause anxiety and irritation. Physicians noted that factors such as a loud noise, improper lighting and lack of support can trigger similar rapid deterioration of patients.

In order to reduce stress levels among patients and their speedy recovery, Philips has developed a special light ceiling panels HealWell, which are installed in the intensive care unit for a more natural atmosphere.

Solution from Philips combines natural dynamic lighting recreates daylight and soft colorful visual content. Ceiling created from 15,400 LED modules , switches on the wall opposite the bed of the patient and completely fills the field of vision. The latest LED equipment provides a unique opportunity to play scenarios that mimic bright summer sky. This is exactly the level of light output, which is at the biological level affects the recovery process in the intensive care unit. Lighting supports natural circadian rhythms of the patient and promotes healthy sleep.

Освещение поддерживает естественные суточные ритмы пациента и способствует здоровому сну

In the new intensive care clinic Charité (Germany), all medical equipment is hidden from the eyes of the patient, the maximum noise level is reduced and the light panels are adjusted depending on the individual patient’s wishes. All necessary settings, hospital staff can enter through the Tablet PC.

Philips has managed to establish a similar solution in the cardiology center of Berlin, other hospitals in Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Central Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. A pilot study in collaboration with the University Hospital in Maastricht following results were obtained: panel HealWell led to improved sleep quality of patients, the general mood and increase the level of satisfaction of both patients and clinical staff.
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