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Author Kucklick, Theodore R

Title The Medical Device R & D Handbook
Edition 2nd ed
Published Hoboken : CRC Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (497 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Contents; About the Book; Preface to the Second Edition; Editor; Contributors; Chapter 1 -- Introduction to Medical Plastics; Chapter 2 -- Getting Stuck in a Good Way: Basics of Medical Device Adhesives; Chapter 3 -- Introduction to Needles and Cannulae; Chapter 4 -- Assessing Biocompatibility: A Guide for Medical Device Manufacturers; Chapter 5 -- Catheter-Forming Equipment and Operations; Chapter 6 -- Basics of Catheter Assembly; Chapter 7 -- Rapid Prototyping for Medical Devices; Chapter 8 -- Medical Applications of Rapid Technologies: Technology Update
Chapter 9 -- Reverse Engineering in Medical Device DesignChapter 10 -- Prototype or Produce? How to Decide; Chapter 11 -- Elements of Injection Molding Style for Medical Device R & D; Chapter 12 -- Clinical Observation: How to Be Welcome (or at Least Tolerated) in the Operating Room and Laboratory; Chapter 13 -- ABCs of NDAs; Chapter 14 -- Intellectual Property Strategy for Med-Tech Start-Ups; Chapter 15 -- Regulatory Affairs: Medical Devices; Chapter 16 -- 510(k) Reform: The Stakes Are High; Chapter 17 -- Brief Introduction to Preclinical Research
Chapter 18 -- Using Medical Illustration in Medical Device R & DChapter 19 -- Case Study: The BACETM Mitral Regurgitation Treatment Device: Supplement to Chapter 18, Using Medical Illustration in Medical Device R & D; Chapter 20 -- Interview with Thomas Fogarty, MD; Chapter 21 -- Interview with Paul Yock, MD; Chapter 22 -- Interview with Dane Miller, PhD; Chapter 23 -- Interview with Ingemar Lundquist; Chapter 24 -- Interview with J. Casey McGlynn; Chapter 25 -- Keys to Creating Value for Early Stage Medical Device Companies; Chapter 26 -- Female Leadership in the Medical Device Industry
Chapter 27 -- Medical Device Sales 101Chapter 28 -- Invention, Innovation, and Creativity: Or How Thomas Edison Never Changed the World by Creating the Light Bulb; Chapter 29 -- How to Fail as an Entrepreneur; Chapter 30 -- Raising Money for Your Medical Device Start-Up; Back Cover
Summary Exploring the practical, entrepreneurial, and historical aspects of medical device development, this second edition of The Medical Device R & D Handbook provides a how-to guide for medical device product development. The book offers knowledge of practical skills such as prototyping, plastics selection, and catheter construction, allowing designers to apply these specialized techniques for greater innovation and time saving. The author discusses the historical background of various technologies, helping readers understand how and why certain devices were developed. The text also contains intervie
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Subject Medical instruments and apparatus -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical electronics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical electronics
Medical instruments and apparatus -- Design and construction
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781439811955