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Do-It-Yourself Medical Devices: Exploring Their Potential Futures Through Design Fiction

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Do-It-Yourself Medical Devices : Exploring Their Potential Futures Through Design Fiction. / Stead, Michael Robert; Coulton, Paul; Lindley, Joseph Galen.

Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018. ed. / Cristiano Storni; Keelin Leahy; Muireann McMahon; Peter Lloyd; Erik Bohemia. Vol. 6 Limerick : Design Research Society, 2018. p. 2511-2523 (Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018; Vol. 6).

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Stead, MR, Coulton, P & Lindley, JG 2018, Do-It-Yourself Medical Devices: Exploring Their Potential Futures Through Design Fiction. in C Storni, K Leahy, M McMahon, P Lloyd & E Bohemia (eds), Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018. vol. 6, Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018, vol. 6, Design Research Society, Limerick, pp. 2511-2523, Design Research Society Conference 2018, Limerick, Ireland, 25/06/18. https://doi.org/10.21606/dma.2018.475

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Stead, M. R., Coulton, P., & Lindley, J. G. (2018). Do-It-Yourself Medical Devices: Exploring Their Potential Futures Through Design Fiction. In C. Storni, K. Leahy, M. McMahon, P. Lloyd, & E. Bohemia (Eds.), Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018 (Vol. 6, pp. 2511-2523). (Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018; Vol. 6). Limerick: Design Research Society. https://doi.org/10.21606/dma.2018.475

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Stead MR, Coulton P, Lindley JG. Do-It-Yourself Medical Devices: Exploring Their Potential Futures Through Design Fiction. In Storni C, Leahy K, McMahon M, Lloyd P, Bohemia E, editors, Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018. Vol. 6. Limerick: Design Research Society. 2018. p. 2511-2523. (Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018). https://doi.org/10.21606/dma.2018.475

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Stead, Michael Robert ; Coulton, Paul ; Lindley, Joseph Galen. / Do-It-Yourself Medical Devices : Exploring Their Potential Futures Through Design Fiction. Proceedings of the Design Research Society Conference 2018. editor / Cristiano Storni ; Keelin Leahy ; Muireann McMahon ; Peter Lloyd ; Erik Bohemia. Vol. 6 Limerick : Design Research Society, 2018. pp. 2511-2523 (Design Research Society Conference Proceedings 2018).

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