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Table 1 Definition of constructs

From: Perceived barriers of heart failure nurses and cardiologists in using clinical decision support systems in the treatment of heart failure patients

Construct Definition
Responsibility The extent to which the user can take accountability for their (professional) actions and its consequences for the (professional) actions by others.
Trust The expectation of the user that the offered CDSS is doing what is promised and that you can rely on it.
Barrier A user objectively or subjectively experienced obstacles to the use of a CDSS
Threat Feeling of doom combined with an experience of threats or danger that is associated with the offered CDSS.
Knowledge management The structured, continuous process of developing, sharing, learning, and applying knowledge.