Apparatus, instruments, and materials for diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, and scientific procedures.
Equipment and supplies include scientific instruments used for basic discovery as well as medical instruments and products used for diagnosis and treatment.
Advice from authors on searching for information:
This indicator may not be obvious to a researcher, as equipment and supplies may be designed, redesigned, or used in novel ways in support of a clinical and translational research project, but may not be the original project goal. Researcher interviews may be required to determine if new or redesigned equipment and supplies were used as result of the project.
Organizations, repositories, websites, and other sources where you can find more information:
Challenges you may encounter while searching for information:
Government websites such as FDA and CDC do not have sections specifically devoted to equipment or supplies, but do address this indicator in a wide variety of contexts.
Articles, books, and other publications in translational science using the indicator:
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