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Entrepreneurship: Medical Devices

This guide supports UCI’s innovation and entrepreneurship community by connecting users to relevant resources used to conduct research throughout the entrepreneurial process.

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Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists
Academic Entrepreneurship is a free open education resource that bridges the worlds of academic research and commercialization. This eBook is an easy-to-read guide for those new to the field, offering tools, advice, and best practices. Developed by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn).

Medical Devices

  • Learn this Search: Diagnosis Search
  • Tip: The ICD-CM (International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification) is used to code and classify both diagnoses and procedures. Current and previous versions of the ICD-CM are available through the CDC

Want More Statistics?
Advocacy groups (e.g., the American Heart Association) may collect and report more specific statistics than the US government. In Google, try a sample search like this: hearing loss association statistics

FDA Medical Device Databases

Helpful FDA Webpages

For more information, please see the Standards and Specifications Guide.
For questions or help finding standards, please contact Julia Gelfand, Research Librarian for Applied Sciences & Engineering. 

  • Use “View My Documents” on the right to browse the complete list of standards available. 

COVID-19 Standards

Many organizations have made standards related to the COVID-19 health crisis freely available during the pandemic in order to support research and innovation.

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