When you are designing displays and interfaces on medical products, simplicity goes a long way in making the device easy to use. Every piece of visual information competes for our attention. It taks a lot of cognitive energy to decide what are the important things we need to pay attention to at the moment, when there is so much information to choose from. In the display below, there are at least 43 discrete pieces of information. Many of them could be eliminated and still supply the user with all the information needed. If you truly want to design medical products for usability, be ruthless at culling the visual information you present as part of the design.

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