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In hospital recovery rooms, recovering surgery patients with window views looking out upon trees had 10% shorter hospital stays, took fewer potent pain killers during their recovery, and had fewer negative notes recorded by their attending nurses than patients with views looking out at a brick wall.

Ulrich, Roger. (1984) View through a window may influence recovery from surgery. Science, 224(4647) 224-225.

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Health & well-being, Health care

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