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Table 1 Company details and intended device users

From: The role of the user within the medical device design and development process: medical device manufacturers' perspectives

  Position held Device's treatment area or clinical use Intended users Individuals consulted
#1 Operations Mgr & Clin. Affairs Mgr. Orthopaedics Surgeons Surgeons
#2 Operations Mgr Cardiology Health profs. General public Health profs.
#3 Scientific Director Oncology Health profs. Physicians Health profs. Trainee health professionals
#4 Director Spectroscopy Health profs. Clinicians Electronics experts
#5 Director of Clin. Research & Clin. Reimbursement Mgr. Orthopaedics Surgeons Surgeons
#6 Managing Director Orthopaedics Surgeons Surgeons
#7 R&D Mgr. Orthopaedics Surgeons Surgeons
#8 R&D Director Laryngology Gen. health practitioners Purchasing reps. Clinical champion
#9 Managing Director Phlebotomy Clinicians University researchers Clinicians University researchers
#10 Medical Tech. Mgr. Vital signs monitoring Nurses Clinicians Physicians
#11 Research Programme Mgr. Wound care Home patients Surgeons