A check list designed to improve memory recall amongst CF patients

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dc.contributor.author Twomey, Michael
dc.contributor.author Sammon, David
dc.contributor.author Nagle, Tadhg
dc.contributor.author O'Raghallaigh, Paidi
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-16T12:18:10Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-16T12:18:10Z
dc.date.issued 2018-06
dc.identifier.citation Twomey, M., Sammon, D., Nagle, T. and O'Raghallaigh, P. (2018) 'A check list designed to improve memory recall amongst CF patients', ECIS 2018: Twenty-Sixth European Conference on Information Systems, Portsmouth, UK, 23-26 June. en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 17 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/7304
dc.description.abstract When a Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patient/carer meets a doctor, it is the responsibility of the patient/carer to recall their medical history. Often the information imparted by the patient/carer is inaccurate due to their inability to remember their medical history accurately. Coupled with this, patients/carers often leave medical encounters unable to remember the information that has been imparted to them. These memory issues can seriously impede the doctor’s ability to correctly diagnose and treat a CF patient and the patient’s ability to adhere to the doctors’ recommendations. This paper explores: “The Memory Recall of mild to moderate Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients/carers in routine doctor’s appointments and the impacts a simple artefact can have on memory recall, stress and empowerment”. Using Design Science Research, the artefact designed, built and evaluated to address the problem is a pretotype (a paper-based prototype) in the form of a Check List. Rigorous evaluation by CF patients, carers and respiratory clinicians’ points to the artefact’s validity and shows its contribution to memory recall, a reduction in stress, and an increase in empowerment for both CF patients and carers. The insights gained from this research will be an essential precursor to the creation of an effective digital solution. en
dc.description.uri http://ecis2018.eu/published-ecis-2018-papers/ en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher European Conference on Information Systems , ECIS en
dc.relation.ispartof ECIS 2018: Twenty-Sixth European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2018)
dc.relation.uri http://ecis2018.eu/published-ecis-2018-papers/
dc.rights © 2018 the authors. en
dc.subject Design Science Research en
dc.subject Memory recall en
dc.subject Cystic Fibrosis en
dc.subject Check list en
dc.subject Stress en
dc.subject Empowerment en
dc.subject Pretotype en
dc.title A check list designed to improve memory recall amongst CF patients en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Tadhg Nagle, Business Information Systems, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: t.nagle@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2019-01-16T12:12:34Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 469742391
dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council en
dc.contributor.funder Cystic Fibrosis Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle ECIS 2018: Twenty-Sixth European Conference on Information Systems en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Portsmouth, UK en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress t.nagle@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress p.oreilly@ucc.ie en

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