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Foreword

by Martin Bromiley I do human factors.  As an airline pilot, I sit at the front of an aircraft that passes through the upper atmosphere at close to the speed of sound. My immediate thoughts are about 100 miles ahead. … Continue reading

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Chapter 13: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities

by Ken Catchpole and Shelly Jeffcott Practitioner summary The healthcare system is complex, opaque and prone to accidents. This provides exciting challenges and opportunities for the human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) practitioner. The current challenges faced by the healthcare HF/E practitioner … Continue reading

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