Element card for assessment element H0006 in HTA Core Model Application for Pharmaceuticals (2.0) application

H. Social aspects

Individual

How do patients, citizens and the important others using the technology react and act upon the technology?

Core

This issue is about the patients and her important others’ attitudes, perceptions, preferences, satisfaction and relations to the technology. This covers whether, from a patient perspective, any positive or negative issues arise as a consequence of using the technology e.g. feelings of unity or empowerment and existential experiences (e.g. insecurity, worries, hope, anxiety, stigmatisation, social status, courage to face life, satisfaction, changes in self-conception).

Critical
Partial

EFF

(35): body functions: mental functions (chapter 1:b110-b199), environmental factors: attitudes (chapter 4:, e410-499), (3)