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SCALS: a fourth-generation study of assisted living technologies in their organisational, social, political and policy context.

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Research to date into assisted living technologies broadly consists of 3 generations: technical design, experimental trials and qualitative studies of the patient experience. We describe a fourthgeneration paradigm: studies of assisted living technologies in their organisational, social, political and policy context. Fourth-generation studies are necessarily organic and emergent; they view technology as part of a dynamic, networked and potentially unstable system. The...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010208

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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ContEd
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Continuing Education
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ open Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
e010208
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2015-11-23
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2044-6055
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605853
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English
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2016-02-25

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