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Medical Devices Safety Act

Medical Practice and Government Regulation

Bruce A. Barron | Posted 01.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Bruce A. Barron

This is hard to believe, but the standard for approval of medical devices is safety and effectiveness, which is interpreted to mean a new device is equivalent to a previously-approved device.

Medical Device Problems Hurt 70,000+ Kids Annually

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — More than 70,000 children and teens go to the emergency room each year for injuries and complications from medical devices, and contac...