edc_2011_E - Appendix E: Expert Interview Summary APPENDIX...

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Appendix E: Expert Interview Summary 337 APPENDIX E: EXPERT INTERVIEW SUMMARY A team designing an improved scale for doctors to weigh infants wrote the fol- lowing summary of their findings from an interview with a pediatrician. Source: Hoffman, J., Kessler, J., Schickli, E. & Smith, A. (2005). Pediatrician interview guide . Engineering Design and Communication, Northwestern University. Date of Interview: April 14, 2005 Time of Interview: 1-1:30 pm. Pediatrician: Dr. David Hruska Location of Interview: Child and Adolescent Center and Evanston Hospital Individuals Present: AO Smith and Jess Hoffman (Chris and David from other team) Purpose of interview: to get doctor’s opinion on current pediatric scales; to ask him how they could be improved. I. Suggested features of a new scale a. Heated: Cold, metal scales can be frightening to an unclothed child. A heated scale may make the child more cooperative. b. Waterproof: Many children urinate on the scale because of anxi- ety or nervousness. For this reason, a waterproof scale is essen- tial. No padding, fabrics, etc. c.
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