Published on in Vol 8, No 6 (2020): June

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Medical Device Apps: An Introduction to Regulatory Affairs for Developers

Medical Device Apps: An Introduction to Regulatory Affairs for Developers

Medical Device Apps: An Introduction to Regulatory Affairs for Developers

Authors of this article:

Lina Keutzer 1 Author Orcid Image ;   Ulrika SH Simonsson 1 Author Orcid Image


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