Category Archives: CHI+MED research

Button batteries can kill if swallowed

Button batteries can kill if swallowed. Treat as a medical emergency and go to A&E / ER. Here are some suggestions for reducing harm from button batteries. Continue reading

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Can Standards and Regulations Keep Up With Health Technologies? – new Viewpoint article in JMIR mHealth uHealth

Following the publication of their Viewpoint article (Open Access) in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, JMIR mHealth uHealth, CHI+MED researchers Chris Vincent and Katarzyna Stawarz from UCL’s Interaction Centre have written the blog post below to introduce it. The … Continue reading

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AMIA webinar w Dr Dom Furniss from @UCLIC on medical device design & distributed cognition

Edited 10 March 2015 UK time updated to reflect Daylight Savings Time Dom Furniss, from the UCL Interaction Centre who works on both the CHI+MED and Eclipse projects, will be giving a webinar on 12 March 2015 at 1pm-2.30pm EST … Continue reading

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Free workshop for Computing teachers in London with a CHI+MED flavour (from Paul Curzon of @cs4fn/ @TeachingLDNComp)

As part of the Teaching London Computing project (which supports those who are delivering the new Computing curriculum in schools) CHI+MED’s Prof Paul Curzon (see biography at end) will be giving a FREE workshop on “Computational thinking: it’s about people … Continue reading

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[Edinburgh] Royal College of Physicians, Edin: The challenge of computerisation in hospitals “first do less harm”

CHI+MED’s Prof Harold Thimbleby from Swansea University is participating in this event which is taking place, in Edinburgh, at the RCPE on 16 February 2015, and is free and open to all. Venue details Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh … Continue reading

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