Medical Tools Innovation: Designing with the Expert Users
The term medical design was vastly used to describe any design activities and outcome dedicated to the medical and healthcare domain. Despite this terminology acceptance through writings and oral usage in the industrial design world (and other design disciplines of course) , it can be divided into several categories. Hospital’s fitting and furniture, hospital support systems, assistive technology, medical tools (including surgical tools), ergonomic for safety and health. It is a huge and interesting domain, nevertheless, this article will explore the area of medical tools innovation as it showed tremendous development throughout the century.