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Use this guide as well as the CEAS Library & Health Sciences Library websites as starting points for your research. This guide points to selected biomedical engineering and related resources, while the library websites point you to much more.
Identify a suitable medical device for your research project
B. What constraints affected the design of the equipment?
C. How does the device work, based on relevant engineering principles?
D. Identify the patents associated with your device
E. Did the device require FDA approval? Describe the process.
F. Describe the process or steps in the corporate product development, from concept to final production
“Peer Reviewed” or “Refereed” Articles :
Non- Peer Reviewed Publications
Most Library Databases include both peer reviewed and non- peer-reviewed articles. Some databases such as Pubmed, Embase, Scopus, Web of Science focus exclusively on peer-reviewed publications.
|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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