Medical Device Clinical Trials: What You Need To Know
Medical device research is important in itself, as well as part of overall pharmaceutical research. It serves as a simple tool in the aid of diagnostic testing or as an alternative life-saving option in treating certain health conditions. Examples range from as simple as elastic bandages and tongue depressors to more complex pieces like blood screening instruments that reveal the presence of HIV or other diseases, or heart stents that save people’s lives. This paper will cover the differences between medical devices and pharmaceutical products, outline the clinical research process as compared to the pharmaceutical industry, and state some commonly used procedures for analyzing medical device data.
Differences between Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Industries
There are some noted differences between medical devices and pharmaceutical industries…
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