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How a Medical Device Fault is Dealt With

Every month it seems that a new medical device or product is recalled because it has caused injury or even death in someone that it has been fitted in. This can be heartbreaking for a patient who has been fitted with a suspected defective device, even more so if the first symptoms of pain and [...]

November 13th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Heart Surgery Infection Risk From Contaminated Surgical Equipment

Patients who have undergone open heart surgery may be at risk of a potentially fatal bacterial infection which appears to be associated with a specific type of device known as a heater-cooler device. Complicating the risk is that symptoms of infection may only begin weeks or even months after surgery has been completed, diagnosis is [...]

January 24th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Why Are Medical Devices or Drugs Recalled?

Modern medical technology means that during some part of our lifetime we will all at some time or another become dependent on a medical drug or drugs and a number of medical devices. Generally, the older we are the more dependent on drugs and devices we are likely to become. Medical drugs or devices are [...]

August 18th, 2017|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments