contextual inquiry for medical device design

Contextual Inquiry For Medical Device Design
Author: Mary Beth Privitera
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 2015-05-29
Pages: 310
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Contextual Inquiry for Medical Device Design helps users understand the everyday use of medical devices and the way their usage supports the development of better products and increased market acceptance. The text explains the concept of contextual inquiry using real-life examples to illustrate its application. Case studies provide a frame of reference on how contextual inquiry is successfully used during product design, ultimately producing safer, improved medical devices. Presents the ways contextual inquiry can be used to inform the evaluation and business case of technology Helps users understand the everyday use of medical devices and the way their usage supports the development of better products Includes case studies that provide a frame of reference on how contextual inquiry is successfully used during the product design process

Applied Human Factors In Medical Device Design
Author: Mary Beth Privitera
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 2019-06-15
Pages: 368
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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

Advances In Industrial Design
Author: Giuseppe Di Bucchianico
Publisher: Springer Nature
Release Date: 2020-07-07
Pages: 1032
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This book addresses current research trends and practice in industrial design. Going beyond the traditional design focus, it explores a range of recent and emerging aspects concerning service design, human–computer interaction and user experience design, sustainable design, virtual & augmented reality, as well as inclusive/universal design, and design for all. A further focus is on apparel and fashion design: here, innovations, developments and challenges in the textile industry, including applications of material engineering, are taken into consideration. Papers on pleasurable and affective design, including studies on emotional user experience, emotional interaction design and topics related to social networks make up a major portion of the contributions included in this book, which is based on five AHFE 2020 international conferences (the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Design for Inclusion, the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Interdisciplinary Practice in Industrial Design, the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Affective and Pleasurable Design, the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Kansei Engineering, and the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors for Apparel and Textile Engineering) held on July 16–20, 2020. Thanks to its multidisciplinary approach, it provides graduate students, researchers and professionals in engineering, architecture, computer and materials science with extensive information on research trends, innovative methods and best practices, and a unique bridge fostering collaborations between experts from different disciplines and sectors.

Handbook Of Human Factors In Medical Device Design
Author: Matthew Bret Weinger
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2010-12-13
Pages: 844
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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

Transforming Our World Through Design  Diversity And Education
Author: G. Craddock
Publisher: IOS Press
Release Date: 2018-10-18
Pages: 904
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Good design is enabling, and each and every one of us is a designer. Universal Design is widely recognized an important concept that should be incorporated in all person-centred policies. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) clearly stipulates that the most effective way of delivering on the promise of an inclusive society is through a Universal Design approach. Sitting at the intersection of the fields of Higher Education and Universal Design, this book presents papers delivered at the Universal Design and Higher Education in Transformation Congress (UDHEIT2018), held in Dublin, Ireland, from 30 October to 2 November 2018. This event brings together key experts from industry, education, and government and non-government organization sectors to share experiences and knowledge with all participants. The 86 papers included here are grouped under 17 headings, or themes, ranging from education and digital learning through healthcare to engagement with industry and urban design. Celebrating and integrating all that is good in design, diversity and education, this book will be a valuable resource for all those interested in the inspiring and empowering developments in both Universal Design and higher education.

Contextual Design
Author: Karen Holtzblatt
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Pages: 91
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Contextual Design is a user-centered design process that uses in-depth field research to drive innovative design. Contextual Design was first invented in 1988 and has since been used in a wide variety of industries and taught in universities all over the world. It is a complete front-end design process rooted in Contextual Inquiry, the widespread, industry-standard field data gathering technique. Contextual Design adds techniques to analyze and present user data, drive ideation from data, design specific product solutions, and iterate those solutions with customers. In 2013, we overhauled the method to account for the way that technology has radically changed people’s lives since the invention of the touchscreen phones and other always-on, always-connected, and always-carried devices. This book describes the new Contextual Design, evolved to help teams design for the way technology now fits into peoples’ lives. We briefly describe the steps of the latest version of Contextual Design and show how they create a continual immersion in the world of the user for the purpose of innovative product design. Table of Contents: Introduction / Design for Life / Field Research: Data Collection and Interpretation / Consolidation and Ideation: The Bridge to Design / Detailed Design and Validation / Conclusion / References / Author Biographies

Using Human Factors Engineering To Improve Patient Safety
Author: John W. Gosbee
Publisher: Joint Commission on
Release Date: 2005
Pages: 144
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Human factors engineering (HFE) is concerned with understanding human characteristics and how humans interact with the world around them, and applying that knowledge to the design of systems that are safe, efficient and comfortable. This book describes how to use HFE tools and principles to curb preventable errors and minimize patient harm.

Essentials Of Nursing Informatics  6th Edition
Author: Virginia K. Saba
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2015-02-22
Pages: 886
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Discover how technology can improve patient care -- and enhance every aspect of a nurse’s job performance, education, and career A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Written by leaders in nursing informatics, this comprehensive up-to-date text helps you understand how informatics can enhance every aspect of the nursing profession. This edition of Essentials of Nursing Informatics is highlighted by an outstanding team of international contributors and content that reflects the very latest concepts, technologies, policies, and required skills. Numerous case studies take the book beyond theory and add real-world relevance to the material. Essentials of Nursing Informatics is logically divided into ten sections edited by leading nurse informaticists: Nursing Informatics Technologies (Jacqueline Ann Moss) System Life Cycle (Virginia K. Saba) Informatics Theory Standards/Foundations of Nursing Informatics (Virginia K. Saba) Nursing Informatics Leadership (Kathleen Smith) Advanced Nursing Informatics in Practice (Gail E. Latimer) Nursing Informatics/Complex Applications (Kathleen A. McCormick) Educational Applications (Diane J. Skiba) Research Applications (Virginia K. Saba) Big Data Initiatives (Kathleen A. McCormick) International Perspectives (Susan K. Newbold) Essentials of Nursing Informatics is the best single resource for learning how technology can make the nursing experience as rewarding and successful as possible. New Feature! The 6th Edition introduces an online faculty resource to supplement classroom teaching, offering instructors PowerPoints with concise chapter outlines, learning objectives, key words, and explanatory illustrations and tables. To request Instructor PowerPoint slides: Visit www.EssentialsofNursingInformatics.com and under the "Downloads and Resources tab," click "Request PowerPoint" to access the PowerPoint request form. Also, for the first time, a companion study guide for the 6th Edition is available separately from McGraw-Hill (Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide/ISBN: 978-007-184-5892; edited by Julianne Brixey, Jack Brixey, Virginia K. Saba, and Kathleen A. McCormick), presenting teaching modules for all major chapters, with content outlines, teaching tips, class preparation ideas, review questions, answer explanations, and online PowerPoint slides to aid understanding and retention of all major concepts covered in Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 6th Edition.

Proceedings Of The International Conference On Designing Pleasurable Products And Interfaces
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Release Date: 2003
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Essentials Of Nursing Informatics Study Guide
Author: Juliana J. Brixey
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2015-09-05
Pages: 659
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Introducing the most complete, compact guide to teaching and learning nursing informatics If you’re looking for a clear, streamlined review of nursing informatics fundamentals, Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide is the go-to reference. Drawn from the newly revised 6th Edition of Saba and McCormick’s bestselling textbook, Essentials of Nursing Informatics, this indispensable study guide helps instructors sharpen their classroom teaching skills, while offering students an effective self-study and review tool both in and out of the classroom. Each chapter features a concise, easy-to-follow format that solidifies students’ understanding of the latest nursing informatics concepts, technologies, policies, and skills. For the nurse educator, the study guide includes teaching tips, class preparation ideas, learning objectives, review questions, and answer explanations—all designed to supplement the authoritative content of the core text. Also included is an online faculty resource to supplement classroom teaching,offering instructors PowerPoints with concise chapter outlines, learning objectives, key words, and explanatory illustrations and tables. To request To request Instructor PowerPoint slides: Visit www.EssentialsofNursingInformatics.com and under the "Downloads and Resources tab," click "Request PowerPoint" to access the PowerPoint request form. Focusing on topics as diverse as data processing and nursing informatics in retail clinics, the nine sections of Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide encompass all areas of nursing informatics theory and practice: Nursing Informatics Technologies System Life Cycle Informatics Theory Standards/Foundations of Nursing Informatics Nursing Informatics Leadership Advanced Nursing Informatics in Practice Nursing Informatics/Complex Applications Educational Applications Research Applications Big Data Initiatives The comprehensive, yet concise coverage of Essentials of Nursing Informatics Study Guide brings together the best nursing informatics applications and perspectives in one exceptional volume. More than any other source, it enables registered nurses to master this vital specialty, so they can contribute to the overall safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of healthcare.

UX Research
Author: Brad Nunnally
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2016-11-15
Pages: 256
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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One key responsibility of product designers and UX practitioners is to conduct formal and informal research to clarify design decisions and business needs. But there’s often mystery around product research, with the feeling that you need to be a research Zen master to gather anything useful. Fact is, anyone can conduct product research. With this quick reference guide, you’ll learn a common language and set of tools to help you carry out research in an informed and productive manner. This book contains four sections, including a brief introduction to UX research, planning and preparation, facilitating research, and analysis and reporting. Each chapter includes a short exercise so you can quickly apply what you’ve learned. Learn what it takes to ask good research questions Know when to use quantitative and qualitative research methods Explore the logistics and details of coordinating a research session Use softer skills to make research seem natural to participants Learn tools and approaches to uncover meaning in your raw data Communicate your findings with a framework and structure

Human Factors In Computing Systems
Author: Clare-Marie Karat
Publisher:
Release Date: 1998
Pages: 646
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Proceedings Of The XIVth Triennial Congress Of The International Ergonomics Association And The 44th Annual Meeting Of The Human Factors And Ergonomics Society
Author: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Annual meeting
Publisher:
Release Date: 2000
Pages:
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Field Methods Casebook For Software Design
Author: Dennis Wixon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release Date: 1996-10-05
Pages: 342
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Now you can learn firsthand field research methods pioneered by designers at a wide variety of hardware and software companies The case studies presented in this book are real-world demonstrations of field research methods being applied for the first time to the design of hardware and software products at a wide range of companies—Microsoft, Lotus Development Corporation, Claris Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation, as well as many others. The first field methods book devoted exclusively to the areas of interface design and human/computer interaction, this collection offers design practitioners a unique opportunity to study a wide range of techniques developed by their peers to investigate user work in context and to provide a basis for grounded product design. Presenting the case studies in a consistently coherent, straightforward manner, the authors extrapolate useful lessons from each, analyzing the costs and benefits, advantages and disadvantages of each approach, as well as offering a wealth of practical advice and guidance on how to adapt the described methods to your own design endeavors. Field Methods Casebook for Software Design: Describes the latest field research methods as they have been used in product design Provides concrete and detailed examples of data-gathering techniques and data analysis processes geared specifically to design issues This book is an indispensable resource for user interface designers, usability engineers, and all those involved with software design.

The Technical Communication Handbook
Author: Laura J. Gurak
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Release Date: 2009
Pages: 639
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The Technical Communication Handbook, a life-long companion for technical communicators, is a comprehensive reference guidefor technical communication students at all levels, as well as by practicing technical communicators and others writing in the technical workplace. The handbook boasts a full-color design, extensively annotated model documents, and coverage of current topics in intellectual property, digital communication, collaboration, and accessibility issues.

User And Task Analysis For Interface Design
Author: JoAnn T. Hackos
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release Date: 1998-02-23
Pages: 488
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"Hackos and Redish wisely offer us the three things we most need about user and task analysis: practical advice, practical advice, and practical advice." -Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland "This book is well written, thorough, and loaded with techniques, examples, and resources that bring analysis to everyone." -Marcia L. Conner, Director of Usability & Learnability PeopleSoft, Inc. User and Task Analysis for Interface Design helps you design a great user interface by focusing on the most important step in the process -the first one. You learn to go out and observe your users at work, whether they are employees of your company or people in customer organizations. You learn to find out what your users really need, not by asking them what they want, but by going through a process of understanding what they are trying to accomplish. JoAnn Hackos and Janice (Ginny) Redish, internationally known experts in usable design, take you through a step-by-step process to conduct a user and task analysis. You learn: * How interface designers use user and task analysis to build successful interfaces * Why knowledge of users, their tasks, and their environments is critical to successful design * How to prepare and set up your site visits * How to select and train your user and task analysis team * What observations to make, questions to ask, and questions to avoid * How to record and report what you have learned to your development team members * How to turn the information you've gathered into design ideas * How to create paper prototypes of your interface design * How to conduct usability tests with your prototypes to find out if you're on the right track. This book includes many examples of design successes and challenges for products of every kind.

Bringing User Experience To Healthcare Improvement
Author: Paul Bate
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
Release Date: 2007
Pages: 207
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Offering recommendations for the future and discussion points, this book explores the underlying concepts, methods and practices for experience-based design, applying a user-focused approach to healthcare systems.

Exploring Experience Design
Author: Ezra Schwartz
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2017-08-30
Pages: 400
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Learn how to unify Customer Experience, User Experience and more to shape lasting customer engagement in a world of rapid change. About This Book An introductory guide to Experience Design that will help you break into XD as a career by gaining A strong foundational knowledge Get acquainted with the various phases of a typical Experience Design workflow Work through the key process and techniques in XD, supported by most of the common use cases Who This Book Is For This book is for designers who wish to enter the field of UX Design, especially Programmers, Content Strategists, and Organizations keen to understand the core concepts of UX Design. What You Will Learn Understand why Experience Design (XD) is at the forefront of business priorities, as organizations race to innovate products and services in order to compete for customers in a global economy driven by technology and change Get motivated by the numerous professional opportunities that XD opens up for practitioners in wide-ranging domains, and by the stories of real XD practitioners Understand what experience is, how experiences are designed, and why they are effective Gain knowledge of user-centered design principles, methodologies, and best practices that will improve your product (digital or physical) Get to know your X's and D's—understand the differences between XD and UX, CX, IxD, IA, SD, VD, PD, and other design practices In Detail We live in an experience economy in which interaction with products is valued more than owning them. Products are expected to engage and delight in order to form the emotional bonds that forge long-term customer loyalty: Products need to anticipate our needs and perform tasks for us: refrigerators order food, homes monitor energy, and cars drive autonomously; they track our vitals, sleep, location, finances, interactions, and content use; recognize our biometric signatures, chat with us, understand and motivate us. Beautiful and easy to use, products have to be fully customizable to match our personal preferences. Accomplishing these feats is easier said than done, but a solution has emerged in the form of Experience design (XD), the unifying approach to fusing business, technology and design around a user-centered philosophy. This book explores key dimensions of XD: Close collaboration among interdisciplinary teams, rapid iteration and ongoing user validation. We cover the processes, methodologies, tools, techniques and best-practices practitioners use throughout the entire product development life-cycle, as ideas are transformed to into positive experiences which lead to perpetual customer engagement and brand loyalty.

Consultants And Consulting Organizations Directory
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Release Date: 2009
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Indexes are arranged by geographic area, activities, personal name, and consulting firm name.

Interaction Design
Author: Helen Sharp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release Date: 2007-03-23
Pages: 773
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The classic text, Interaction Design by Sharp, Preece and Rogers is back in a fantastic new 2nd Edition! New to this edition: Completely updated to include new chapters on Interfaces, Data Gathering and Data Analysis and Interpretation, the latest information from recent research findings and new examples Now in full colour A lively and highly interactive Web site that will enable students to collaborate on experiments, compete in design competitions, collaborate on designs, find resources and communicate with others A new practical and process-oriented approach showing not just what principals ought to apply, but crucially how they can be applied "The best basis around for user-centered interaction design, both as a primer for students as an introduction to the field, and as a resource for research practitioners to fall back on. It should be labelled 'start here'." —Pieter Jan Stappers, ID-StudioLab, Delft University of Technology