Users as designers: How people cope with poor HCI design in computer-based medical devices

Obradovich, Jodi Heintz; Woods, David D.
December 1996
Human Factors;Dec1996, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p574
Academic Journal
Examines the interaction between the user and computer-based infusion device adapted for terbutaline infusion to treat preterm labor in women experiencing high-risk pregnancies. Human-computer interaction (HCI) deficiencies in the device as related to the context of use; Device characteristics that increase the potential for error; Terbutaline therapy.


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