TITLE

US regulation of medical devices "flawed," report says

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, pE796
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the July 29, 2011 report by the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM) which suggests for the elimination of the fast-track process by the U.S. government used for vetting medical devices due to its lack of ability to insure products' efficacy and safety.
ACCESSION #
65928300

 

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