27 June 1988 An Eclectic Look At Viewing Station Design
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Imaging workstations for radiology would be used by radiologists for a number of hours each day. Such long use demands a good ergonomic design of the workstation in order to avoid user fatigue and frustration. The film-and-viewbox methods presently in use have evolved over the years since radiography became a diagnostic tool. The result of this evolution is that, despite the problems of film, the ergonomics of film reading and reporting is quite mature. This paper will use a somewhat lighthearted look at workstation design using the ideas of well-known architects and designers to illustrate points which should be considered when implementing electronic viewing systems. Examples will also be drawn from non-radiologic environments in which the user is presented with visual information for his or her integration.
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Steven C. Horii, Steven C. Horii, Howard N. Horii, Howard N. Horii, Philip Kowalski, Philip Kowalski, } "An Eclectic Look At Viewing Station Design", Proc. SPIE 0914, Medical Imaging II, (27 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.968730; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.968730

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