Systems human factors: how far have we come?

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One of the earliest references to human factors in the healthcare literature dates back to 1957 and calls for equipment to be designed in terms of human capabilities and limitations. 

In this discussion paper by Beverly Norris she looks at how human factors have developed, their role in healthcare systems and looks at the future of this field of patient safety.

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