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Understanding Medical Devices

An introduction to the medical device industry

Shalinee Naidoo

281 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Understanding Medical Devices: An introduction to the medical device industry throws light on the meaning of medical devices and the effects that the global trends have on their usage and demand. It informs about the research that is aimed at improving the medical devices and the various solutions to overcome the barriers in the choosing of medical devices. The book makes the readers understand the various guidelines for medical device donations and throws light on the importance of public health in this sector. Also discussed in the book are the examples of various medical devices, the essential principles of safety and performance, the use of standards by the regulatory bodies, the various phases of medical device development, the responsible entity for the medical devices and the way the medical device industry has globalized.
Author Bio
Shalinee Naidoo obtained her Master of Science degree cum laude in Microbiology from The University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa in 2014. Her research interests lie in Environmental Microbiology and water management. She has been involved in a range of research projects funded by The Water Research Commission and The Medical Research Council of South Africa. She is currently a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society and a recipient of numerous scholarship programs including the Erasmus Mundus SAPIENT program between Europe and South Africa. She has spent time teaching Chemistry and English to children in Asia and is currently the founder of Scientist’s Sanctuary, an online science communication company specialising in science writing and designing.