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NIST - SFB Workshop Identifies Needs for Reference Data and Reference Materials

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Author(s)

John A. Tesk

Abstract

The needs for reference data on properties of biomaterials were identified at a workshop held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on July 27, 2000 and co-organized by NIST and the Society of Biomaterials. The 65 registrants from industry, the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and academia joined with NIST staff to determine the extent of needs for reference data for biomaterials. Special attention was paid to critiqued reference data as traditionally found in NIST data bases {critiqued data have been critically evaluated for issues such as such how well components of uncertainty have been described, the description of experimental methods, how appropriate were the experimental methods for obtaining the data reported on, and so forth}. Individual, concurrent breakout sessions addressed orthopaedic, cardiovascular, ophthalmologic, tissue-engineered, dental, and general biomaterials.
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Biomaterials Forum

Keywords

biomaterials, properties of biomaterials, reference biomaterials, reference data, reference data on biomaterials, reference materials, workshop on properties of biomaterials, workshop on reference data

Citation

Tesk, J. (2000), NIST - SFB Workshop Identifies Needs for Reference Data and Reference Materials, Biomaterials Forum (Accessed July 14, 2024)

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Created October 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017