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- Capital Equipment Purchases, Standard Measurements, and Nurse Call Systems. Brookbank, Jason; Kauffman, Mike; Furst, Manny // Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology;May/Jun2004, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p180
Offers tips and solutions on capital equipment purchases, standard measurements and nurse call systems. Factors which should be considered when researching for a capital equipment purchase; Benefits of purchasing a wireless nurse call system.
- Developing Innovative Implantable Medical Devices. Hodgins, Diana // Medical Device Technology;May2004, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p22
The market for electronically driven implantable devices is set to expand significantly. This article examines the current potential and some of the products under development. Currently there are few implanted, electronically driven medical devices available for citizens in the European Union...
- Standardising Graphical Symbols. Moore, Richard // Medical Device Technology;May2004, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p31
The harmonised standard, EN 980: 2003 "Graphical Symbols for Use in the Labelling of Medical Devices," specifies graphical symbols that can he used to support the relevant essential requirements of the Medical Device Directive. There is a similar international standard, ISO 15223: 2000 "Medical...
- New Products. // Medical Design Technology;Sep2005, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p28
Features several new medical apparatus and instruments in the U.S. in 2005. Key features and specifications; Key applications; Manufacturer information.
- Combination Coatings Unlock Device Potential. Anderson, A. B.; Duran, L. W.; Hupfer, N. M. // Medical Device Technology;Jan2005, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p12
Focuses on the application of surface modification by manufacturers of medical devices to increase the performance of their products. Definition of surface modification; Examination of various coating technologies that provide hemocompatibility, lubricity, tissue integration and drug delivery...
- Kinking of Medical Tubes. Ingles, David // Medical Device Technology;May2004, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p12
The "kinking" of tubes has been a problem in many medical device applications for a number of years. It is of particular concern where the fluids or gases being transported are critical in terms of their nature or the rate at which they are to be delivered, or where tubing is being used to...
- Annex II Technical Documentation Assessed. van Drongelen, A. W.; Roszek, B.; van Tienhoven, E. A. E.; Geertsma, R. E.; Boumans, R. T.; Kraus, J. J. A. M. // Medical Device Technology;Dec2005, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p21
Annex II of the Medical Device Directive (MDD) is used frequently by manufacturers to obtain CE-marking. This procedure relies on a full quality assurance system and does not require an assessment of the individual medical device by a Notified Body. An investigation into the availability and the...
- Polyimide Tubing: Dispelling the Myths. Lynch, T. J. // Medical Device Technology;May/Jun2008, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p12
The capabilities and potential of polyimide and polyimide tubing are gaining popularity in the medical design market place as a result of the increasing need for minimally invasive surgical devices. This article looks at the myths surrounding the tubing to better understand its advantages for...
- Robotic Surgery: When Technology Meets Surgical Precision. Haggag, Ahmed Ahdy // Internet Journal of Health;2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p3
The objective of the following report is to represent a full & clear image of the latest technology in the field of surgery (Robotic Surgery) in a brief and easy way showing the advantages accompanied with this new type of surgery & the value it adds for both the patient & the surgeon.