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State of science: human factors and ergonomics in healthcare.

Hignett S, Carayon P, Buckle P, et al. State of science: human factors and ergonomics in healthcare. Ergonomics. 2013;56(10):1491-503. doi:10.1080/00140139.2013.822932.

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September 4, 2013
Hignett S, Carayon P, Buckle P, et al. Ergonomics. 2013;56:1491-503.

This commentary highlights challenges and potential risks around implementing human factors engineering approaches to improve patient safety and recommends areas of research to advance the understanding and reliability of these concepts.

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Hignett S, Carayon P, Buckle P, et al. State of science: human factors and ergonomics in healthcare. Ergonomics. 2013;56(10):1491-503. doi:10.1080/00140139.2013.822932.