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Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices

Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices, July 24-28, 2019, Washington D.C., USA

Editors: Lightner, Nancy, Kalra, Jay (Eds.)

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  • Discusses how to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care
  • Describes various applications of human factors and ergonomics principles in healthcare
  • Emphasizes the physical, cognitive, and organizational aspects 
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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 on July 24–28, 2019, in Washington, DC, USA, the book highlights the physical, cognitive and organizational aspects of human factors and ergonomic applications, and shares various perspectives, including those of clinicians, patients, health organizations, and insurance providers. Given its scope, the book offers a timely reference guide for researchers involved in the design of medical systems, and healthcare professionals managing healthcare settings, as well as healthcare counselors and international health organizations.

Table of contents (33 chapters)

Table of contents (33 chapters)
  • Towards a Deeper Understanding of Conceptual Models that Incorporate Patient Safety

    Pages 3-15

    Arnold, Timothy (et al.)

  • An Interactive Device for Reducing Risk of Infusion Therapy and Blood Transfusions

    Pages 16-25

    Caporusso, Nicholas

  • Medical Error Disclosure - A Canadian Perspective in Improving Quality of Health Care

    Pages 26-34

    Kalra, Jawahar (Jay) (et al.)

  • Pattern of Postural Sway of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy People

    Pages 35-44

    Kim, Byungjoon B. J.

  • Quality Assessment and Management: An Overview of Concordance and Discordance Rates Between Clinical and Autopsy Diagnoses

    Pages 45-54

    Kalra, Jawahar (Jay) (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-20451-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $199.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-20450-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices, July 24-28, 2019, Washington D.C., USA
Editors
  • Nancy Lightner
  • Jay Kalra
Series Title
Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Series Volume
957
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-20451-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-20451-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-20450-1
Series ISSN
2194-5357
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 346
Number of Illustrations
31 b/w illustrations, 106 illustrations in colour
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