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Human factors and computerisation in intensive care units: a review

  • C. A. Green
  • K. J. Gilhooly
  • R. Logie
  • D. G. Ross
Article

Abstract

Current literature on the computerisation of Intensive Care Units indicates that many human factor considerations are relevant to the design and introduction of computer systems and to the evaluation of such systems within this environment. This paper aims to review and summarise essential points from the literature.

Key words

intensive care computerisation human factors evaluation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Green
    • 1
  • K. J. Gilhooly
    • 1
  • R. Logie
    • 1
  • D. G. Ross
    • 2
  1. 1.Psychology Dept.Aberdeen UniversityAberdeenScotland, UK
  2. 2.Dept of AnaestheticsAberdeen UniversityScotland, UK

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