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Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design

Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design
  • Author : Mary Beth Privitera
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128161647
  • Pages : 368 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design describes the contents of a human factors toolbox with in-depth descriptions of both empirical and analytical methodologies. The book begins with an overview of the design control process, integrating human factors as directed by AAMI TIR 59 and experienced practice. It then explains each method, describing why each method is important, its potential impact, when it's ideal to use, and related challenges. Also discussed are other barriers, such as communication breakdowns between users and design teams. This book is an excellent reference for professionals working in human factors, design, engineering, marketing and regulation. Focuses on meeting agency requirements as it pertains to the application of human factors in the medical device development process in both the US and the European Union (EU) Explains technology development and the application of human factors throughout the development process Covers FDA and MHRA regulations Includes case examples with each method


Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design

Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design
  • Author : Mary Beth Privitera
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKApplied Human Factors in Medical Device Design

Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design describes the contents of a human factors toolbox with in-depth descriptions of both empirical and analytical methodologies. The book begins with an overview of the design control process, integrating human factors as directed by AAMI TIR 59 and experienced practice. It then explains each method, describing why each method is important, its potential impact, when it's ideal to use, and related challenges. Also discussed are other barriers, such as communication breakdowns between users and


Handbook of Human Factors in Medical Device Design

Handbook of Human Factors in Medical Device Design
  • Author : Matthew Bret Weinger,Michael E. Wiklund,Daryle Jean Gardner-Bonneau
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 December 2010
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Developed to promote the design of safe, effective, and usable medical devices, Handbook of Human Factors in Medical Device Design provides a single convenient source of authoritative information to support evidence-based design and evaluation of medical device user interfaces using rigorous human factors engineering principles. It offers guidance on user-centric design supported by discussions of design issues, case studies, and examples. The book sets the foundation with coverage of fundamental topics such as aligning the interactive nature of medical devices


Design for Health

Design for Health
  • Author : Arathi Sethumadhavan,Farzan Sasangohar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 January 2020
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Design for Health: Applications of Human Factors delves into critical and emergent issues in healthcare and patient safety and how the field of human factors and ergonomics play a role in this domain. The book uses the Design for X (DfX) methodology to discuss a wide range of contexts, technologies, and population dependent criteria (X’s) that must be considered in the design of a safe and usable healthcare ecosystem. Each chapter discusses a specific topic (e.g., mHealth, medical


Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices
  • Author : Vincent Duffy,Nancy Lightner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 June 2017
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This book discusses the latest advances in human factors and ergonomics, focusing on methods for improving quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care. By emphasizing the physical, cognitive, and organizational aspects of human factors and ergonomics applications, it presents various perspectives, including those of clinicians, patients, health organizations, and insurance providers. The book describes cutting-edge applications, highlighting best practices for staff interactions with patients, as well as interactions with computers and medical devices. It also presents new findings related


Usability Testing of Medical Devices

Usability Testing of Medical Devices
  • Author : Michael E. Wiklund P.E.,Jonathan Kendler,Allison Y. Strochlic
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 23 December 2015
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Usability Testing of Medical Devices covers the nitty-gritty of usability test planning, conducting, and results reporting. The book also discusses the government regulations and industry standards that motivate many medical device manufacturers to conduct usability tests.Since publication of the first edition, the FDA and other regulatory groups h


Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices
  • Author : Nancy J. Lightner,Jay Kalra
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 June 2019
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This book explores how human factors and ergonomic principles are currently transforming healthcare. It reports on the design of systems and devices to improve the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of patient care, and discusses findings on improving organizational outcomes in the healthcare setting, as well as approaches to analyzing and modeling those work aspects that are unique to healthcare. Based on papers presented at the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices, held


Designing Usability into Medical Products

Designing Usability into Medical Products
  • Author : Michael E. Wiklund,Stephen B. Wilcox
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 February 2005
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Advocating a user-centered approach to medical technology design, Designing Usability into Medical Products covers the essential processes and specific techniques necessary to produce safe, effective, usable, and appealing medical systems and products. Written by experts on user-centered research, design, and evaluation, the book provides a range of alternative approaches to the subject. Wiklund and Wilcox explore how to make medical devices safe and effective by involving users in the design process. They discuss specific design and evaluation methods and tools,


Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare
  • Author : Vincent G. Duffy
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 June 2010
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Based on recent research, this book discusses how to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care through the application of human factors and ergonomics principles. It provides guidance for those involved with the design and application of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery from both a patient and staff perspective. Its huge range of chapters covers everything from the proper design of bed rails to the most efficient design of operating rooms, from the development


Designing for Safe Use

Designing for Safe Use
  • Author : Michael Wiklund,Jonathan Kendler,Jon Tilliss,Cory Costantino,Kimmy Ansems,Valerie Ng,Ruben Post,Brenda van Geel,Rachel Aronchick,Alix Dorfman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 March 2019
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How do you prevent a critical care nurse from accidentally delivering a morphine overdose to an ill patient? Or ensure that people don't insert their arm into a hydraulic mulcher? And what about enabling trapped airline passengers to escape safely in an emergency? Product designers and engineers face myriad such questions every day. Failure to answer them correctly can result in product designs that lead to injury or even death due to use error. Historically, designers and engineers have searched


Medical Device Use Error

Medical Device Use Error
  • Author : Michael Wiklund,Andrea Dwyer,Erin Davis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 January 2016
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Medical Device Use Error: Root Cause Analysis offers practical guidance on how to methodically discover and explain the root cause of a use error-a mistake-that occurs when someone uses a medical device. Covering medical devices used in the home and those used in clinical environments, the book presents informative case studies about the use errors


Health Care Comes Home

Health Care Comes Home
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Human-Systems Integration,Committee on the Role of Human Factors in Home Health Care
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 22 June 2011
GET THIS BOOKHealth Care Comes Home

In the United States, health care devices, technologies, and practices are rapidly moving into the home. The factors driving this migration include the costs of health care, the growing numbers of older adults, the increasing prevalence of chronic conditions and diseases and improved survival rates for people with those conditions and diseases, and a wide range of technological innovations. The health care that results varies considerably in its safety, effectiveness, and efficiency, as well as in its quality and cost.


Human Error in Medicine

Human Error in Medicine
  • Author : Marilyn Sue Bogner
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 February 2018
GET THIS BOOKHuman Error in Medicine

This edited collection of articles addresses aspects of medical care in which human error is associated with unanticipated adverse outcomes. For the purposes of this book, human error encompasses mismanagement of medical care due to: * inadequacies or ambiguity in the design of a medical device or institutional setting for the delivery of medical care; * inappropriate responses to antagonistic environmental conditions such as crowding and excessive clutter in institutional settings, extremes in weather, or lack of power and water in a


Advances in Human Aspects of Healthcare

Advances in Human Aspects of Healthcare
  • Author : Vincent Duffy,Nancy Lightner
  • Publisher : AHFE Conference
  • Release : 19 July 2014
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Human Aspects of Healthcare

Now more than ever, the design of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery has taken center stage. And the importance of human factors and ergonomics in achieving this goal can’t be ignored. Underlining the utility of research in achieving effective design, Advances in Human Aspects of Healthcare discusses how human factors and ergonomics principles can be applied to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care. Topics include the design of work environments to improve


Human Factors Methods

Human Factors Methods
  • Author : Dr Chris Baber,Dr Daniel P Jenkins,Dr Guy H Walker,Dr Laura A Rafferty,Professor Paul M Salmon,Professor Neville A Stanton
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 28 October 2013
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This second edition of Human Factors Methods: A Practical Guide for Engineering and Design now presents 107 design and evaluation methods including numerous refinements to those that featured in the original. The book acts as an ergonomics methods manual, aiding both students and practitioners. Offering a 'how-to' text on a substantial range of ergonomics methods, the eleven sections represent the different categories of ergonomics methods and techniques that can be used in the evaluation and design process.


Humanizing Healthcare – Human Factors for Medical Device Design

Humanizing Healthcare – Human Factors for Medical Device Design
  • Author : Russell J. Branaghan,Joseph S. O’Brian,Emily A. Hildebrand,L. Bryant Foster
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 March 2021
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This book introduces human factors engineering (HFE) principles, guidelines, and design methods for medical device design. It starts with an overview of physical, perceptual, and cognitive abilities and limitations, and their implications for design. This analysis produces a set of human factors principles that can be applied across many design challenges, which are then applied to guidelines for designing input controls, visual displays, auditory displays (alerts, alarms, warnings), and human-computer interaction. Specific challenges and solutions for various medical device domains,