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Shaped by Design "How User-Interface Design Influences Medical Decision Making: The Role of Monitoring Equipment in Anesthetic Practice"

Abstract Objective: The aim of this research is to uncover, via a comprehensive cross study analysis, data patterns that could potentially point to a positive correlation between two main variables: anesthetic monitoring equipment and anesthetic decision making. Of particular interest is the equipment's monitor screen and the extent to which its user interface design influences anesthetic situation awareness (SA) and hence, decision making. It is hypothesized that poor anesthetic diagnosis from inadequate SA may be largely attributable to patient data displays lacking in human factors design considerations. Methods: A systematic search was conducted of existing empirical studies pertaining to patient physiologic monitoring that spanned across in... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Nguyen, Angie (Author) / Velasquez, Joseph (Advisor) / Mcdermott, Lauren (Advisor) / Herring, Don (Committee member) / Branaghan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Design
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 51 pages
Language English
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Note M.S.D. Design 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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