Daily Defibrillator Checks Reduce Risk of Device Failure during Emergencies

August 1, 2012 | Health System Risk Management


ECRI Institute's Accident and Forensic Investigation (AFI) Group provides specialized services to investigate, analyze, and prevent incidents, injuries, and deaths related to medical device failures and organizational systems and processes. This column discusses risk management implications of cases from the AFI Group archives.

Defibrillators are lifesaving devices, and their failure to function can delay or...

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