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The MMWR is the CDC's primary medium for publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations.
Includes over 21 million citations for biomedical articles back to 1947. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals.
An excellent resource of scholarly journal articles in pure and applied sciences, including medical journals.
Compendex is the largest and most comprehensive engineering database. It provides references to articles in scholarly journals, trade journals and conference proceedings.
This resource contains information on 14.8 million patents from US and international patent granting agencies.
Company, Market, & Legal Information
Use "company profiles" link off main page to read reports on selected companies. Use "industry profiles" link off main page to read Datamonitor reports on selected industries
Detailed market research reports for every US industry sector.
In-depth market research and strategy reports on a variety of industries including healthcare.
Use this database to search for legal proceedings or market information.
Find information on the consensus engineering standards adopted by the FDA for evaluating medical device designs.
A guide to accessing full text engineering standards at NC State.
FDA Regulatory Information
Full list of every FDA Medical Device database.
Find relevant product codes, regulation numbers, and class of device for any specific medical device.
Explains many aspects of medical device laws, regulations, guidances, and policies, covering both premarket and postmarket topics.
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