Tag: medical device

Visible and invisible influence of the medical devices industry in hospitals

It is well-known that technicians employed by commercial companies are involved in the maintenance of working on medical devices in hospitals. Unclear, however, is what exactly they do, what their relation with care providers is and what their ri ...

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Health apps for natural contraception: old wine in new bottles

Apps such as NaturalCycles® are being used by many women around the world as a natural, non-medical method of contraception. These apps are medical devices, which in principle have to meet the same requirements of effectiveness and safety as drug ...

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