CEC Publications

Human Factors

The Device Usability Evaluation Handbook
An Introductory Resource for NSW Health Employees

Poor device usability jeopardises patient and worker safety.  The purpose of this handbook is to provide practical advice regarding best-practice methods for assessing the usability of medical devices and equipment. It also provides advice for managing usability risks that are identified post-implementation. This handbook is intended to support the work of all individuals involved in the purchase, evaluation, implementation and management of devices and equipment in NSW Health.

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