Tangible Information : Gestures for a Portable e-Nursing touch screen interface

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dc.contributor.author Sax, Christian en_US
dc.contributor.author Lawrence, Elaine en_US
dc.contributor.editor Sax, Christian; Lawrence, Elaine en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T10:02:47Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T10:02:47Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009001640 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Sax Christian and Lawrence Elaine 2009, 'Tangible Information : Gestures for a Portable e-Nursing touch screen interface', IEEE Communications Society, Sydney, Australia, pp. 1-8. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-1-4244-5013-8 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11220
dc.description.abstract Elderly persons make use of significantly more emergency medical services than do younger adults. The elderly are more prone to medical emergencies such as cardiac arrests, falls or diabetic seizures. Our prototype called Portable Medical Monitoring Computer PMMC was developed to provide a possible solution to efficient elderly care, especially in such emergency situations. It is an addition to our ReMoteCare system which uses a wireless sensor network to monitor the elderly in aged care facilities. PMMC is classified as a touchable Medical e-Nursing Information System to support registered nurses in nursing homes with vital sign parameters and other medical information about residents who are suffering a medical emergency. The a??user centred designa?? application was predicated on the concept of a portable computer with a touch screen, which allows users to access information next to the casualty at the point-of-treatment. The paper reports on the results of usability issues found during testing, specifically with our gesture enabled interface. We suggest improvements to make the interface more intuitive and suitable for humansa?? interaction. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Communications Society en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HEALTH.2009.5406211 en_US
dc.title Tangible Information : Gestures for a Portable e-Nursing touch screen interface en_US
dc.parent 11th IEEE International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications & Services HEALTHCOM 2009 en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Piscataway, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 8 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Computing and Communications en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 080300 en_US
dc.personcode 105898 en_US
dc.personcode 905040 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Computer Software en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom IEEE International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services en_US
dc.date.activity 20091216 en_US
dc.location.activity Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords Gestures, User Interface, Touch Screen, Usability, e-Nursing, Medical Portable Information System. en_US
dc.staffid 905040 en_US


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