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BME2000: Biomedical Engineering in the Clinical Environment

Types of Literature

Type of Content Review Process
Newspaper article Editorial review (non-specialist)
Business article  Editorial review (non-specialist)
Trade publication article Editorial review (non-specialist)
Company document (e.g., marketing literature) Internal review in company.  Could have a bias, based on its purpose.
Conference proceeding/presentation Some are peer-reviewed (specialist).  Depends on the practices of the presenting group or society.
Scholarly journal article Peer-review (specialist)
Review article Peer-review (specialist)
Patents Patent examiner (specialist)
Book chapters (technical books) Most likely peer-review (specialist)

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