Two of the most important yet often overlooked aspects of a medical device are its usability and accessibility. This is important not only for health care providers, but also for older patients and users with disabilities or activity limitations. Medical Instrumentation: Accessibility and Usability Considerations focuses on how lack of usabi

part Part 1|80 pages

Background: The Problem, Existing Infrastructure, and Possible Solutions

chapter 1|10 pages

The Patient’s Perspective on Access to Medical Equipment

ByJune Isaacson Kailes

chapter 2|15 pages

Results of a National Survey on Accessibility of Medical Instrumentation for Consumers

ByJill M. Winters, Molly Follette Story, Kris Barnekow, June Isaacson Kailes, Brenda Premo, Erin Schwier, Sarma Danturthi, Jack M. Winters

chapter 3|12 pages

Emerging Human Factors and Ergonomics Issues for Health Care Professionals

ByMolly Follette Story

chapter 4|17 pages

Toward a New Health Care Policy: Accessible Medical Equipment and Instrumentation

ByJune Isaacson Kailes, Brenda Premo, Curtis Richards

part Part 2|132 pages

Tools for Usability and Accessibility Analysis

chapter 6|10 pages

Applying the Principles of Universal Design to Medical Devices

ByMolly Follette Story

chapter 7|7 pages

Using Ethnographic Research to Develop Inclusive Products

ByStephen B. Wilcox

chapter 8|18 pages

Educating Engineers in Universal and Accessible Design

ByRobert E. Erlandson, John D. Enderle, Jack M. Winters

chapter 9|12 pages

Assistive Technology Devices and Universal Design Assessments: Theoretical Relationships and Implications on Measurement

ByRoger O. Smith, Kathy Longenecker Rust, Stephanie Siegler

chapter 10|12 pages

Tools for Sensor-Based Performance Assessment and Hands-Free Control

ByGerald E. Miller

chapter 11|15 pages

Ergonomic Evaluation and Design of Handheld Medical Devices

ByDavid M. Rempel, Thomas J. Armstrong, Ira Janowitz

chapter 12|13 pages

Usability Testing by Multimedia Video Task Analysis

ByThomas Y. Yen, Robert G. Radwin

chapter 13|18 pages

The Mobile Usability Lab Tool for Accessibility Analysis of Medical Devices: Design Strategy and Use Experiences

ByJack M. Winters, David M. Rempel, Molly Follette Story, Melissa R. Lemke, Alan Barr, Sean Campbell, R. Sarma Danturthi

part Part 3|92 pages

Considerations in Design Guideline Development

chapter 15|9 pages

Accessibility Standards and their Application to Medical Device Accessibility

ByDaryle Gardner-Bonneau

chapter 16|8 pages

Human Factors Standards for Medical Devices Promote Accessibility

ByMichael E. Wiklund

chapter 17|9 pages

Designing Accessible Medical Devices

ByRon Kaye, Jay Crowley

chapter 18|11 pages

Letting User Ability Define Usability

ByJames L. Mueller

chapter 19|11 pages

Macroergonomic and Implementation Issues of Guidelines for Accessible Medical Devices

ByPascale Carayon, Anne-Sophie Grenier, Carla Alvarado

chapter 22|14 pages

Development of the Medical Equipment Device Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool

ByRoger O. Smith, Kris Barnekow, Melissa R. Lemke, Rochelle Mendonca, Melinda Winter, Todd Schwanke, Jack M. Winters

chapter 23|10 pages

Access to Medical Instrumentation: The Role of Web Accessibility

ByJudy Brewer

part Part 4|112 pages

Considerations in Emerging Trends and Technologies

chapter 24|13 pages

Technology for Full Citizenship: Challenges for the Research Community

ByKatherine D. Seelman

chapter 27|18 pages

Emerging Personalized Home Rehabilitation: Integrating Service with Interface

ByXin Feng, Jack M. Winters

chapter 28|19 pages

Progress in Using the Universal Remote Console Standard to Create User-Customized Interfaces for Future Medical Devices

ByR. Sarma Danturthi, Pawan Shroff, Jack M. Winters

chapter 29|12 pages

Usability and Access Issues in Telerehabilitation

ByLinda van Roosmalen

chapter 30|12 pages

Applications and Issues with Wireless Technology in Medical Care

ByJohn W. Peifer, Michael L. Jones

part Part 5|28 pages

Outputs of the Workshop: Key Knowledge Gaps, Barriers, Recommendations