Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices

Proceedings of the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices, July 21-25, 2018, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA

Editors: Lightner, Nancy J. (Ed.)

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  • Discusses how to improve quality, safety, and efficiency in patient care
  • Describes the applications of human factors and ergonomic principles to healthcare
  • Highlights the physical, cognitive, and organizational aspects
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This book shows how human factors and ergonomic principles have been transforming healthcare. It reports on the design of systems and devices to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care, and discusses findings related to improving organizational outcomes in a healthcare setting, as well as approaches for analyzing and modeling those work aspects that are unique to healthcare. Based on the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices, held on July 21–25, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, USA, the book highlights the physical, cognitive and organizational aspects of human factors and ergonomic applications, presenting various perspectives, including those of clinicians, patients, health organizations, and insurance providers. The book is intended as a timely reference guide for researchers involved in the design of medical systems, healthcare professionals managing healthcare settings, as well as healthcare counselors and international health organizations.


Table of contents (44 chapters)

Table of contents (44 chapters)
  • Using Design to Connect Patients, Providers, and Researchers: A Cognitive Assessment and Monitoring Platform for Integrative Research (CAMPFIRE)

    Pages 3-14

    Jacobs, Paula (et al.)

  • Soft-Brush: A Novel Tendon Driven Tactile Stimulator for Affective Touch in Children with Autism

    Pages 15-22

    Zheng, Zhaobo K. (et al.)

  • The Development of an Innovative Corneal Biopsy Tool: A Usability Comparison of Four Ergonomic Handle Prototypes

    Pages 23-29

    Veelaert, Lore (et al.)

  • A Cryotherapeutic Device for Preventing Nail Toxicity During Chemotherapy: Comparison of Three Cooling Strategies

    Pages 30-36

    Aernouts, Tess (et al.)

  • Design and Development of a Medical Device (Artificial Ganglio) for Aids in the Treatment of Lymphedema

    Pages 37-47

    Aguilar, Gabriela Durán (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-94373-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-94372-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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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 2018 International Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices, July 21-25, 2018, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA
Editors
  • Nancy J. Lightner
Series Title
Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Series Volume
779
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-94373-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-94373-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-94372-5
Series ISSN
2194-5357
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 407
Number of Illustrations
152 b/w illustrations
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