Pubmed — Biomedical Literature

Design Process

User Research

Setting up a task list to understand :

  1. The ease, in understanding the current platform.
  2. Experience psyche of the user.
  3. Pain points faced by a user while searching for a medical information.
  1. Search about any medical condition .
  2. Search symptoms for that particular condition.
  3. Go to page 8.
  4. Search for diagnosis for that condition.
  5. Filter the result showcasing articles of February 2017.
  1. What was the emotional conditions after you got the result for your medical condition search?
  2. As you searched for your medical query, what kind of result you expected?
  3. Page navigation to 8, How was your experience going to that 8th page?
  4. How long did you take to realize that you have successfully landed on the 8th page?
  5. What steps did you take to find the diagnosis?
  6. What was your experience filtering the search result ?
  7. What would the ideal filter actions that you would use for a particular search be?
  8. Screen has been divided to A,B,C,D
Screen segmentation
  • Building positive psyche experience for users.
  • Avoid users from getting distracted from their main goal i.e finding information.
  • Easy discovery of information i.e when user reads the search result, he should have clear explanation.
  • Simplified navigation, since all the survey user faced issues while navigating through pages.
  • Easy filter application.
  • Better way to showcase “result by year” section.(citation)
  • Precise search of an article.
  • PDF discover-ability.
  • Login experience.

Quick Sketches and Ideas

Quick Ideations

Wireframes

Search result

Search Result
Hover on other conditions
Find Article
Sign In
Add to Library
Search Result Display
Filter

Screens

Creating a very simple to read UI so that users don’t have hard time reading an information.The page has to look clean and the interactive points should be very clear to the user.

search result

search result

Find a Article

Find a Article

Sign in

sign in

Add to library

Add to library

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