Technology for Self-Management of Rosacea: A survey and field trial

Buls, Davis and Rooksby, John (2017) Technology for Self-Management of Rosacea: A survey and field trial. In: Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '17. Association for Computing Machinery, pp. 1516-1523. ISBN 9781450346566

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Rosacea is a chronic skin condition with multiple signs and symptoms, but typically associated with reddening of the face. Sufferers usually want to avoid and reduce flare-ups of the condition, and so will try to identify and limit possible triggers. In this paper we report an investigation into technology for managing rosacea, particularly for identifying and tracking triggers. Our study has included: a survey of the existing technology; a survey of the attitudes and opinions of people with rosacea on technology; and finally, the production and evaluation of a prototype for identifying triggers. This work is investigatory and so our formative evaluation and discussion focus on understanding the problem space and establishing directions for future development work.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personal tracking; Self management; Survey; Prototype
Subjects: P900 Others in Mass Communications and Documentation
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2018 11:38
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 21:45

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