The challenges of delivering validated personas for medical equipment design.

@article{Vincent2014TheCO,
  title={The challenges of delivering validated personas for medical equipment design.},
  author={C. Vincent and A. Blandford},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={
          1097-105
        }
}
Representations of archetypal users (personas) have been advocated as a way to avoid designing in isolation. They allow communication of user needs and orient teams towards user experience. One of the challenges for developers of interactive medical devices is that most devices are used by a wide variety of people, and that developers have limited access to those people; personas have the potential to make developers more aware of who they are designing for. But this raises the question of… Expand

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