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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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HeartMate II product may cause medical device injuries

by fpw | November 6th, 2008

November 6, 2008 Thorteca Corporation has issued a warning regarding the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Systems (HM II LVAS) with Catalogue No. 1355 or 102139, due to the risk of defective medical device injuries. The device’s percutaneous lead which connects the device to the systems controller could wear overtime and cause interruption in the

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KFC recalls dessert due to potential defective product injury to allergy sufferers

by fpw | April 24th, 2008

April 24, 2008 The FDA reported that Kentucky Fried Chicken has recalled one its desserts due to mislabeling and the risk for defective product injury to patients who suffer from food allergies. KFC’s Double Chocolate Chip Cakes have been nationally recalled for potential defective product injuries because the product may contain amounts of egg, wheat,

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Artificial turf on playgrounds, sports fields under investigation for defective product injuries

by fpw | April 22nd, 2008

April 22, 2008 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating artificial turf on playgrounds and sports fields due to the potential for defective product injuries, the New Jersey Health Department reported. The artificial turf could contain high levels of lead and that athletes and children could swallow the dust from the turf and suffer

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