How have recent changes in domestic and international regulations affected quality management in the development and marketing of medical devices in the US and abroad? Consultants Daniel and Kimmelman take a close look at the Quality System Regulation (QsReg), the ISO 13485: 2003 standard and the ISO/TR 14969: 2004 guidance document as well as a number of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Global Harmonization Task Force (GHTF) guidance documents. The authors provide extensive commentary and notes an update their material to include such topics as the incorporation of principles of risk management into the medical device organizations' quality management systems (QMSs) and considerations of combination products. Daniel and Kimmelman include full coverage of the QSReg requirements, descriptions of comparable requirements in the ISO documents, excerpts of the FDA's responses to the QSReg preamble and excerpts from FDA guidance documents related to QMSs.ISO 13485:2003 is based on the requirements contained in ISO 9001, but it stands independent of ISO 9001 in order to fulfill its objective ... at-a-glance comparison of the FDA Quality System Regulation and the ISO Quality Standard 13485:2003. ... Standards Association: The ISO 13485 Essentials:A Practical Handbook for Implementing the ISO 13485 Standard for ... standards relevant to health and safety can be found at http://www.csa.ca/electronic_catalogue/ health_and_safety.pdf.
|Title||:||The FDA and Worldwide Quality System Requirements Guidebook for Medical Devices|
|Publisher||:||ASQ Quality Press - 2008-01-01|