Identifying and measuring stressors present in pre-hospital care

  title={Identifying and measuring stressors present in pre-hospital care},
  author={Peter Kindness and Judith Masthoff and Chris Mellish},
  journal={2013 7th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare and Workshops},
In this paper we introduce and outline the results of a survey designed to identify the demands and stressors experienced by pre-hospital care providers. We then present a controlled study that investigates how the stressors identified as being present in pre-hospital care can be measured using unobtrusive sensors measuring heart rate and skin conductance. We highlight how these findings can have important implications for future work regarding the development of systems for prehospital care… CONTINUE READING

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