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The Checkup Archive: emergency medicine

FDA: Defibrillators malfunctioning too often

Note: An earlier version of this posting incorrectly stated that Jeffrey Shuren worked at the CDC. Defibrillators, those devices that are supposed to shock heart failure patients back to life, are malfunctioning far too often, costing people their lives, according to a report released Monday by the Food and Drug...

By Rob Stein  | November 15, 2010; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  FDA, First aid and CPR, emergency medicine, heart failure  
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