What are they saying? Device logs don't tell us as much as they could about events Academic Article uri icon


  • Methods: We studied the log file data from 28 infusion pumps in clinical use in an intensive care unit during August and September 2005. We assessed the usability of the logs for investigation-related searches. In order to collect data that might be useful to an investigation, we identified 10 specific queries that would be relevant to an accident investigation, identified data signatures that would support the specific queries, then searched the stored log data for these signatures. Results: Log files could only easily be …

publication date

  • January 1, 2007