Developing visualisation software for rehabilitation: Investigating the requirements of patients, therapists and the rehabilitation process

David Loudon, Alastair S Macdonald, Bruce Carse, Heather Thikey, Lucy Jones, Philip J Rowe, Stephen Uzor, Mobolaji Ayoade, Lynne Baillie
2012 Health Informatics Journal  
This paper describes the ongoing process of the development and evaluation of prototype visualisation software, designed to assist in the understanding and the improvement of appropriate movements during rehabilitation. The process of engaging users throughout the research project is detailed in the paper, including how the design of the visualisation software is being adapted to meet the emerging understanding of the needs of patients and professionals, and of the rehabilitation process. The
more » ... lue of the process for the design of the visualisation software is illustrated with a discussion of the findings of pre-pilot focus groups with stroke survivors and therapists.
doi:10.1177/1460458212443901 pmid:23011812 pmcid:PMC3491869 fatcat:nys2ehy6urgmrj56xwah5ghx5u