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Title Medical device epidemiology and surveillance / editors, S. Lori Brown, Roselie A. Bright and Dale R. Tavris
Published Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 501 pages) : illustrations
Contents Medical Device Epidemiology and Surveillance; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Medical device regulation in the USA; 3 Medical device epidemiology; 4 Surveillance of adverse medical device events; 5 The Medical Product Surveillance Network (MedSun); 6 The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) and medical devices; 7 Medical device nomenclature; 8 Data sources for medical device epidemiology studies and data mining; 9 Ethical requirements and guidelines for epidemiological studiesof medical devices
Summary Medical devices are crucial in medical care today and device technology advances at a dizzying pace. Medical Device Epidemiology and Surveillance is the first book to provide an overview of medical device epidemiology and surveillance as well as perspectives from regulatory agencies, the medical device industry, the health insurance industry and academia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Equipment Safety -- standards.
Equipment Failure Analysis -- methods.
Product Surveillance, Postmarketing -- methods.
Safety Management -- standards.
Medical instruments and apparatus -- Standards -- United States.
Medical instruments and apparatus -- United States -- Safety measures.
Form Electronic book
Author Bright, Roselie A.
Brown, S. Lori.
Tavris, Dale R.
ISBN 0470015950 (Cloth)
0470060867 (electronic bk.)
9780470015957 (Cloth)
9780470060865 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)