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Table 2 Included guidelines by source and country

From: Evidence-based design for neonatal units: a systematic review

Guideline Source Country
Recommended standards for newborn ICU design, 8th edition (2013) Committee to Establish Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design United States
Designing a NICU (2004) British Association of Perinatal Medicine United Kingdom (UK)
Infection Prevention and Control Building Guidelines for Acute Hospitals in Ireland (2008) SARI – Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) Ireland
Health Building Note 09–03: Neonatal Units (2013) Department of Health UK
National Guidance for the Control of Legionellosis in Ireland (2009) HPSC Ireland
Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of infection from Water Systems in Healthcare Facilities HPSC Ireland
Sustainable Healthcare Building Guidelines (2015) National Health Sustainability Office Ireland
How to specify healthy healthcare interiors (2013) National Health Sustainability Office Ireland
Independent Review of Incidents of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in neonatal units in Northern Ireland (2012) The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority UK
Guidance for neonatal units (NNUs) (levels 1, 2 & 3), adult and paediatric intensive care units (ICUs) in Scotland to minimise the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection from water Health Protection Scotland UK