The role of metrology in the field of medical devices

@article{Ferreira2011TheRO,
  title={The role of metrology in the field of medical devices},
  author={M. do C{\'e}u Ferreira},
  journal={International Journal of Metrology and Quality Engineering},
  year={2011},
  volume={2},
  pages={135-140}
}
  • M. Ferreira
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Metrology and Quality Engineering
Medical measurements are present in the everyday life of people and are fundamental processes in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Therefore, a growing interest lies in the role of metrological decisions and conformity assessment, namely where measurements are in support of health. This paper focuses on the use of medical devices looking to enhance its metrological traceability, highlighting the specific role of metrology in the field of health care and the impact of legal control… 

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