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Embase: Medical Device Search

KCU Libraries has added Embase to our database collection. Embase is a comprehensive biomedical database.

Using Medical Device Search

The Medical device window of Embase is there to help narrow down any searches and information sources that discuss or mention specific devices.

To being on this screen, enter the device name:

From there, you can add synonyms if there are any, also you can choose to include adverse device effect information, device comparison, clinical trial information, and device economics. 

The Adverse effects window gives you the option to edit syntax individually or to add all at once:

In the Limit options, you can select Study limits based on who the participants where (humans, animals, etc.) the publication years and when the records were added to Embase.