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Advances in human aspects of healthcare

Author: Gavriel Salvendy; Waldemar Karwowski
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : London : CRC ; Taylor & Francis [distributor], 2013.
Series: Advances in human factors and ergonomics series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Summary:
"This book discusses how human factors and ergonomics principles can be applied to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care. The topics will include the design of work environments to improve satisfaction and well-being of patients, healthcare providers, and professionals. The utility of this area of research is to aid the design of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gavriel Salvendy; Waldemar Karwowski
ISBN: 1439870225 9781439870228
OCLC Number: 860397483
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 745 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Section 1. Assessing ergonomic characteristics in biomedical technologies --
section 2. Communications, systems support and healthcare informatics --
section 3. How to improve quality of ergonomics in healthcare --
section 4. Physical aspects and risk factors for patients and caregivers --
section 5. Patient care, patient safety and medical error --
section 6. Medical user centered design --
section 7. Human modeling and patient users of medical devices --
section 8. Measures and validation in healthcare --
section 9. Medical devices and special populations --
section 10. Collaboration and learning in healthcare systems --
section 11. Organizational aspects in healthcare.
Series Title: Advances in human factors and ergonomics series.
Responsibility: edited by Gavriel Salvendy, Waldemar Karwowski.

Abstract:

"This book discusses how human factors and ergonomics principles can be applied to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care. The topics will include the design of work environments to improve satisfaction and well-being of patients, healthcare providers, and professionals. The utility of this area of research is to aid the design of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery"--

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