Disposable Medical Supplies: United States

This report forecasts US disposable medical supplies demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2020. Total demand is segmented by product group in terms of: drug delivery products, wound management products, nonwoven medical disposables, and other disposable medical supplies. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: hospitals, home healthcare, outpatient facilities, physicians’ offices, nursing homes, and other markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2005 to 2015; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, regulatory factors, and raw materials. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines product groups and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product group and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 28-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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