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Design Thinking & Communication (DTC): Medical Devices

Medical Devices: Introduction

Many DTC projects involve designing a medical device for a patient or group of patients. Most classes divide the work up into subtopics such as these.

Medical Devices: Patients

To learn more about the patients who will be using your medical device, try looking for articles in PubMed, CINAHL, or Embase:

Medical Devices: Construction

To learn more about how to construct the device, try looking for articles in Applied Science and Technology Abstracts, Inspec, IEEE/IEE Electronic Library, or ACM Digital Library:

Medical Devices: Business

To learn more about the medical device industry, try looking for articles in ABI Inform, Business Source Premier, BCC Research, or Qmed: