Articles by Lorna Tasker

Dr. Tasker is the Head of Rehabilitation Engineering, ABMU Health Board, Swansea, Wales. She is a clinical scientist by profession with a clinical engineering background in assistive technologies, special wheelchair seating and functional electrical stimulation. Her research interests are digital seating and pressure ulcer prevention.

User-Centered Design Method for the Design of Assistive Switch Devices to Improve User Experience, Accessibility, and Independence

Abstract Despite an increasing awareness of user-centered design (UCD), there is limited discussion of how such approaches can be translated into the resource and time constrained environments of medical engineering departments; yet, much of the work in such environments involves the prescription and tailoring of equipment for an individual. This article explores the suitability of […] [Read More]