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Company recalls defective medical device

by fpw | November 11th, 2010

November 11, 2010 Medical devices are supposed to ease suffering and help patients, but sometimes manufacturing errors can lead these devices to do more harm than good. That may be the case with Triton Pole Mount Infusion Pumps, according to the FDA. The product, which could lead to a defective medical device injury, may not

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Medical device injuries are a big problem

by fpw | July 29th, 2010

July 29, 2010 It’s not uncommon to hear of people going to the emergency room after accidents that occur in the home. Falls, burns, cuts, and other injuries are among the many reasons patients seek emergency medical care. But did you know that medical device injuries send more than 70,000 children and teens to the

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Infusion pumps could cause defective medical device injuries

by fpw | April 29th, 2010

April 29, 2010 Patients in hospitals and home care environments often require medical equipment to address and supply their daily needs. However, when a medical device is defective, it can mean serious injury if that device serves a critical function. That is what has happened with infusion pumps, according to HealthDay News. Infusion pumps are

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Defective medical device used in eye surgery recalled

by fpw | January 8th, 2009

January 8, 2009 The FDA reported that a defective medical device that was used to perform eye surgery has been recalled. Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. recalled its product Healon D due to reports of defective medical device injuries following use of the product during eye surgery. The defective medical device Healon D is an ophthalmic

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