PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text. . Updated daily. Coverage is from the 1940's to present.
Embase - another crucial resource for discovering biomedical evidence within published, peer-reviewed literature, in-press publications and conference abstracts. Full-text indexing of drug, disease and medical device data - supported by Emtree - helps retrieve precise answers to search queries. Coverage is 1974 to present.
The MAUDE database houses medical device reports submitted to the FDA by mandatory reporters 1 (manufacturers, importers and device user facilities) and voluntary reporters such as health care professionals, patients and consumers.
"When is an iPad no longer an iPad and instead considered a regulated medical device by the FDA? To help member institutions see this important distinction with more clarity, the AAMC hosted Sharon R. Klein, JD, partner at Pepper Hamilton, LLP to explore how existing guidelines play into the larger picture of data privacy, patient care, and government regulations. This webinar was recorded on July 23, 2014."