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Distributed Cognitive Resources

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ISBN-10: 3836476681

ISBN-13: 9783836476683

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jan Horsky

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Health information technology (HIT) is intended to expedite clinical work and to reduce the frequency of preventable medical errors. However, after several decades, HIT is yet to reach its full potential. Usability problems and difficult interaction have been identified as key barriers to high quality performance. This work presents a multifaceted cognitive methodology, the Distributed Cognitive Resources (DCR) framework for the characterization of cognitive demand on users by complex clinical information systems. It was used to explain variation in user performance and the rate of cognitive error in a study of computer-based clinical ordering. Analyses suggested that the relative…    
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Publisher: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English