Patient Crushed by Medical Equipment
Posted in Accident & Injury, Drug & Medical Devices on July 30, 2013
A patient was killed in a shocking accident in New York at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. The 66-year-old veteran was crushed when a gamma camera fell on him during a routine diagnostic procedure on June 5th. The massive Infinia Hawkeye 4 gamma camera involved in the fatal accident weighs more than...
Children’s Medical Devices May Pose Safety Issues
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice on July 29, 2013
When it comes to medical devices, one size does not fit all. Parents and other caregivers who experience problems with pediatric medical devices are being encouraged to report any issues with the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA wants this information to help them assess any safety issues and conduct any needed follow-up investigations....