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Evaluating breathing medical devices

Evaluating breathing medical devices

When evaluating the biocompatibility of medical devices, the obvious set of standards and guidelines to refer to are those of the ISO 10993 series. However, in the past it has been challenging to place certain medical devices such as ventilators, breathing tubes and gas-mixing stations…

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Toxicological risk assessment – the intelligent way to evaluate medical devices

Toxicological risk assessment – the intelligent way to evaluate medical devices

From adhesive bandages to audiometers, container-closure systems to catheters, and stethoscopes to scalpels – medical devices cover an impressive range of healthcare products. Of course, different types of medical device have varying levels of human health risk associated with them. For example, examination gloves worn…

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