Risk management [medical devices]

  • Grace Bartoo
  • Published 2003 in IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine
Medical devices are required to be safe and effective before they are commercially marketed. However, there have been reports of adverse events, even deaths, due to unforeseen design efforts. How can biomedical engineers minimize potential hazards to users and operators? Risk management is an essential engineering skill that all biomedical engineers should… CONTINUE READING