FDA launches initiative to reduce pump risks

June 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Jun2010, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p67
The article focuses on the initiative announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to address safety problems related with external infusion pumps. It says that the draft guidance and the letter to manufacturers are the premarket requirements established by the FDA for infusion pumps. It adds that the FDA will also launch a new Web page, which gives information regarding infusion pumps and report safety problems even before new pumps are brought to the market.


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