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Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

1st Edition

Edited by Vincent G. Duffy

CRC Press

902 pages

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Based on recent research, this book discusses how to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care through the application of human factors and ergonomics principles. It provides guidance for those involved with the design and application of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery from both a patient and staff perspective.

Its huge range of chapters covers everything from the proper design of bed rails to the most efficient design of operating rooms, from the development of quality products to the rating of staff patient interaction. It considers ways to prevent elderly patient falls and ways to make best use of electronic health records. It covers staff intractions with patients as well as staff interaction with computers and medical devices. It also provides way to improve organizational aspects in a healthcare setting, and approaches to modeling and analysis specifically targeting those work aspects unique to healthcare.

Explicitly, the book contains the following subject areas:

I. Healthcare and Service Delivery

II. Patient Safety

III. Modeling and Analytical Approaches

IV. Human-System Interface: Computers & Medical Devices

V. Organizational Aspects

This book would be of special value internationally to those researchers and practitioners involved in various aspects of healthcare delivery.

Seven other titles in the Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series are:

Advances in Applied Digital Human Modeling

Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making

Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics

Advances in Occupational, Social and Organizational Ergonomics

Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries

Advances in Ergonomics Modeling & Usability Evaluation

Advances in Neuroergonomics and Human Factors of Special Populations

Table of Contents

Healthcare and Service Delivery

Challenges and Opportunities for Applying Human Factors Methods to the Development of Non-Technical Skills in Healthcare Education, M. A. Rosen, M. Feldman, E. Salas, H. B. King, and J. Lopreiato

The Daily Plan®: Patients Taking Part in Patient Safety, B. King, P. Mills, J. Neily, A. Fore, and J. Bagian

Teaching Healthcare Clinicians to Demand Safe Healthcare Delivery Systems, L. Williams and J. Bagian

OR2010 - Processes Analysis within the OR and the Consequences for Product Design, U. Matern and D. Büchel

Benefits of a Structured User Centred Design Process for Customers: Patients and Manufacturers, D. Büchel and U. Matern

Conflicting Benefits and Hazards of Hospital-Style Bed Rails, S. Hignett

The Use of Human Factors to Promote Safety and Efficiency in the Operating Room, J. Wagner, J. M. Johanning, and M. S. Hallbeck

Quality Improvement Projects in Patient Safety, L. Wolf

Healthcare Product Design for Quality, R. Goossens

Effect of Emotional Intelligence on Healthcare IT Acceptance, R. Tian, X. Zhao, and V. Duffy

Targeting Environmental Factors to Reduce Elderly In-Patient Falls, S. Hignett, G. Sands, J. Youde, and P. Griffiths

Design for Patient and Staff Safety, L. Wolf

Design Considerations in the Provision of Safe Patient Handling Environments, M. Matz

Use of Effective Patient-Handling Techniques within Healthcare, A. Baptiste and S. Applegarth

A Tool to Compare All Patient Handling Interventions, M. Fray and S. Hignett

Evaluation of an Intervention to Reduce Upper Extremity Pain in Ultrasound, S. Joines, T. James, and G. Suarez

A Systems Engineering Approach to Improve Healthcare Quality, K. Taaffe, S. Shappell, P. Stringfellow, J. Greenstein, S. Garrett, K. Madathil, and A. Gramopadhye

Patient Satisfaction in Emergency Departments: First Results of a Survey, B. Podtschaske, U. Schmuntzsch, A. Volkmer, D. Fuchs, and W. Friesdorf

Patient Safety

Medical Team Training in the Veterans Health Administration: Checklist- Guided Preoperative Briefings and Postoperative Debriefings, D. Paull and L. Mazzia

VA Health Information Technology: Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS), Bar Code Medication Administration, (BCMA) and My HealtheVet, D.M. Hoover and M. Theis

Model-Based Usability and Error Analysis of an Electronic Health Record Interface, S. Wood, D. Sittig, A. Esquivel, D. Murphy, B. Reis, and H. Singh

Team Coordination and Performance During Simulated and Real Anesthesia Inductions,

G. Grote, M. Kolbe, J. Wacker, and D. Spahn

Leadership and Minimally Invasive Training Enhance Performance in Medical Emergency Driven Teams: Simulator Studies, N. K. Semmer, F. Tschan, S. Hunziker, and S.U. Marsch

Decisive Action vs. Joint Deliberation: Different Medical Tasks Imply Different Coordination Requirements, F. Tschan, N. K. Semmer, S. Hunziker, and S.U. Marsch

Proactive Design of a Hospital Environment with Multifaceted Ergonomic Considerations, H. Nam, F. Costa, M. Romero, and G. Andreoni

First Do No Harm: The Unintended Consequences of Embedding Technology in Healthcare, A. Zafar and M. Lehto

How to Prevent Medication Errors, F. Tsuchiya

Analysis of Questionnaire on Appearance Similarity of PTP Sheets, A. Izumiya, Y. Ootsuki, M. Kimura, M. Ohkura, T. Takaike, and F. Tsuchiya

Information System for Health: A Proposal of an Animated Instruction Guide to Design Medicine Inserts in Brazil, C.G. Spinillo, J.M.B. de Souza, and L.L.R. Barbosa

Task Analysis for Reading Strategies in Medicine Inserts: A Methodological Proposal, P. Fujita and C. Spinillo

Analysis on Descriptions of Precautionary Statements in Package Inserts of Medicines, K. Nabeta, M. Kimura, M. Ohkura, and F. Tsuchiya

The Standardization of Medicine Name Structures Suitable for a Prescription Entry Screen, M. Kimura, K. Nabeta, M. Ohkura, and F. Tsuchiya

Patient Safety in Education (Emergency Dept., OR, ICU), D. Fuchs, B. Podtschaske, and W. Friesdorf

Patient Safety? Usability? Experience in Real Clinical Life, U. Matern and D. Büchel

How to Develop User-Centered Medical Devices – The View From a US Research University, S. Hallbeck

Standardized Evaluation Process of Usability Properties, D. Büchel and U. Matern

Analysis of Cross-Professional Communication in Thoracic Operating Rooms, C. Kramer, A. Parush, K. Momtahan, and S. Brandigampola

Airline Safety Practices in Clinical Nursing, G. Sculli

Modeling and Analytical Approaches

Improving Quality of Patient Care in an Emergency Department through Modeling and Simulation of Its Process, A. Langdon and P. Chawla

Virtual Reality: From Training to Rehabilitation, M. D'Angelo, S. Kotowski, D. Reynolds, S. Narayanan, and J. Gallimore

Designing a Virtual Patient for Communication, A. Barnes, J. Gallimore, and R. Scott

Mobile Devices as Virtual Blackboards for M - Learning, D. Davcev and V. Trajkvik

The Central Totem for Hospital Stay: An Example of Applied Patient-Centred Design, C. Dinardo

Toward the Standardization of Health Care Record Management Systems, J. Chakraborty, L. Hansen, A. Patel, and A. Norcio

Interactive System to Assist Rehabilitation of Children: Development of a System Employing New Rehabilitation Movement, S. Murai, K. Umehara, H. Hariyama, and M. Ohkura

The Characteristics of Center of Pressure Progression for Elderly Adults, M.-C. Chiu, H.-C. Wu and M.-H. Wu

An Application of the Intermittent Illumination Model for Measuring Individual’s Corrective Reaction Time, J.-F. Lin, Taiwan, and C. G. Drury

Systematic and Structured Development of Human-Included VE to Support Virtual Ergonomic Evaluation, W.-Y. Feng, C.-J. Chao, F.-Y. Tseng, and T.-L. Sun

Multi-Scale Entropy Analysis for Postural Sway Signals with Attentional Influence in Elderly and Young Subjects, W.-H. Yang and B. C. Jiang

Human Reliability of Prescription Preparing Processes, C.-W. Lu, W.-J. Chang, J.-P. Cheng, S.-Y. Tsai, and C.-L. Huang

Spine Load in the Context of Automotive Seating, R. Zenk, M. Franz and H. Bubb

Relevant Analysis on Rollover and Physical Properties of Mattresses, M. Nozaki, K. Noro, and T. Sasaki

Information Management and Decision Processes in Emergency Departments, G. Pravettoni, C. Lucchiari, G. Vago, and R. Wears

A Human Factors Approach to Evaluating Morphine Administration in a Pediatric Surgical Unit, A. Parush, C. Campbell, J. Ellis, R. Vaillaincourtt, J. Lockett, D. Lebreux, E. Wong, and E. Pascuet

Linguistic Etiquette in Social Robot Interaction with Humans in Medicine Delivery, B. Zhu and D. Kaber

Fuzzy Based Risk Assessment of a HIS Implementation: A Case Study from a Turkish Hospital, G. Yucel, S. Cebi, and A. Ozok

A New Model-Based Approach for the User Interface Design of Medical Systems and Devices, A. Janß, W. Lauer, F. Chuembou, and K. Radermacher

Integrated Analysis of Communication in Hierarchical Task Models Focused on Medical Critical Systems, T. Mistrzyk

Effects of BCMA on Clinicians’ Communication, Coordination and Cooperation, G. Yucel B. Hoege, and V.G. Duffy

Human-System Interface: Computers & Medical Devices

Designing Medical Device Human Performance Validation Protocols for FDA Clearance: A Case Study, R. North

A Qualitative Assessment of Medical Device Design by Healthy Adolescents, A. Lang, J. Martin, S. Sharples, and J. Crowe

Contextual Inquiry for Medical Device Development: A Case Study, J. Martin and J. Crowe

An Intelligent Community Care System Using Network Sensors and Mobile Agent Technology, C.-J. Su and B.-J. Chen

Mobile Agent Based Ubiquitous Health Care (UHC) Monitoring Platform, C.-J. Su and C.-Y. Chiang

Human Factors in a Voluntary Medical Incident Reporting System, Y. Gong

Development and Comfort Analysis of a Chair for Microscopic Surgery, K. Noro, T. Naruse, N. Nao-i, and M. Kozawa

Importance of Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare and Implementation in Patient Safety, O. Yildirim, C. Cetin, T.A. Aktas, and A. Akdas

An Analytical Framework to Measure Effective Human Machine Interaction, J. Wachs and B. Duerstock

A Review of Web-Based Dietary Interventions from the HF/E Perspective, I. Hur, B.C. Kwon, and J.S. Yi

HFMEA™ of a Radiotherapy Information System – Challenges and Recommendations for Future Studies, L. Chadwick and E. Fallon

Enabling Pre-Hospital Documentation via Spoken Language Understanding on the Modern Battlefield, L. Anthony, K. Sharma, S. Regli, K. Stibler, P. Tremoulet, and R. Gerhardt

Mobile Based Personalized Learning for People with Learning Disabilities, S. Zare, H. Schelhowe, and M. Lund

A Novel Input Method for Trepidant Users of Telemedical Dervices, A. Mertens, N. Jochems, C.M. Schlick, D. Dunnebacke, and J.H. Dornberg

Using Goal Directed Task Analysis to Identify Situation Awareness Requirements of Advanced Paramedics, H.A. Hamid and P. Waterson

Integrating Ergonomics in an Environment of Care: Application of the NIOSH Model Ergonomic Program in a Healthcare Setting, M. Halpern

The Anthropometric Difference between Curacao and the Netherlands/USA with Regard to Table Height, M.G. Lancelot and G.J. Smith

Medicoergonomics - Industrial Ergonomics Adapted to Vlinical Requirements, W. Friesdorf, D. Fuchs, and B. Podtschaske

Methods of Clinical Process Analysis - Systematically Replacing a "Banal Rationing" by a "Balanced Rationalization", I. Marsolek

The Relative Importance of Usability and Functionality Factors for E-health Web Sites, F. Calisir, A.E. Bayraktaroglu, C.A. Gumussoy, and H. Topaloglu

Factors Affecting the Acceptance of Internet as a Healthcare Information Source, C.B. Cakir and R.V. Koc

Ergonomic Considerations on the Implementation of Small-Caliber Trans-Nasal Gastroduodenoscopy, K. Shinohara

The Epidemiology of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Turkish Computer Users, E. Ozcan, S. Esmaeilzadeh, and H. Issever

Organizational Aspects

Reduction of Physical Load at the Waist of a Vare Worker Using Muscle Suit, M. Sakurai, T. Inoue, M. Nakanishi, and S. Yamamoto

Practicing User-Centered Design to Reduce Call Time and Improve the Accuracy in a Medical Triage System, B. Reed, P. Hyle, J. Dundas, and S. Schneider

The Impact of Usability in Emergency Telemedical Services, S. Beul, S. Mennicken, M. Ziefle, E.-M. Jakobs, D. Wielpütz, M. Skorning, and R. Rossaint

Reducing the Risk of Heat Stress Using Artificial Neural Networks Based Job- Combination Approach, S. Srivastava and Y. Anand

Exposure of Vibration to Bus and Train Passengers, A.R. Ismail, N.F. Kamaruddin, M.Z. Nuawi, and M.J.M. Nor

Management of Work Site Health Promotion: A Success Story, B. Zimolong and G. Elke

Instilling an Organizational Climate for Health: Does Top-Management Make the Difference?, J. Gurt and C. Schwennen

Speech Intelligibility and Visual Performance While Wearing Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRs), S. Hah, T. Yuditsky, K.A. Schulz, H. Dorsey, A.R. Deshmukh, and J. Sharra

Man-Machine-Interaction in Complex Intraoperative Orthopedic Work Systems, W. Lauer, A. Janss, B. Ibach, and K. Radermacher

Methodology for a Combined Evaluation of Cognitive and Physical Ergonomic Aspects of Medical Equipment, L.-O. Bligård and A.-L. Osvalder

A Human Factors Evaluation of Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing, Q. Wu, R. Branaghan, E. Hildebrand, and D. Epstein

The Measure of Success: Quantifying the Acute Effects of Whole Body Vibration on Hamstring Flexibility, S. Nurudeen, D. Shin, D. Herring, and K. Heinrichs

Health 2.0: User Centering, Patient Centering, and Human Centering, S. Deal and A. P. Jonas

Sociotechnical Model of Inpatient Nursing Work System for Understanding Healthcare IT Innovation Diffusion, R. Tian, B. Lee, J. Park, and V. Duffy

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