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Human centred design considerations for connected health devices for the older adult

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dc.contributor.author Harte, Richard P.
dc.contributor.author Glynn, Liam G.
dc.contributor.author Broderick, Barry J.
dc.contributor.author Rodriguez-Molinero, Alejandro
dc.contributor.author Baker, Paul M.A.
dc.contributor.author McGuinness, Bernadette
dc.contributor.author O'Sullivan, Leonard
dc.contributor.author Diaz, Marta
dc.contributor.author Quinlan, Leo R.
dc.contributor.author Ó'Laighin, Gearóid
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-16T16:21:14Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-16T16:21:14Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5349
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Connected health devices are generally designed for unsupervised use, by non-healthcare professionals, facilitating independent control of the individuals own healthcare. Older adults are major users of such devices and are a population significantly increasing in size. This group presents challenges due to the wide spectrum of capabilities and attitudes towards technology. The fit between capabilities of the user and demands of the device can be optimised in a process called Human Centred Design. Here we review examples of some connected health devices chosen by random selection, assess older adult known capabilities and attitudes and finally make analytical recommendations for design approaches and design specifications. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Personailized Medicine;4, pp. 245-281
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jpm4020245
dc.subject eHealth en_US
dc.subject ageing adult en_US
dc.subject elderly en_US
dc.subject medical devices en_US
dc.subject human-centred design en_US
dc.subject human computer interaction en_US
dc.subject usability en_US
dc.subject human factors en_US
dc.subject user experience en_US
dc.subject user acceptance en_US
dc.title Human centred design considerations for connected health devices for the older adult en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2016-11-16T16:08:52Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/jpm4020245
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1581574
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Personalised Medicine
dc.description.status peer reviewed


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