ArjoHuntleigh—Contoura 1000 and Contoura 1080 Bariatric Beds: May Pose Entrapment Risk for Patients with BMIs under 40

October 23, 2013 | Risk Management News

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In an October 10, 2013, Urgent Field Safety Notice letter posted by the U.K. Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), ArjoHuntleigh states that the beds below may pose a low risk of entrapment for patients under the body mass index (>40) for whom the beds were designed. ArjoHuntleigh also states that small, lightweight patients are at greatest risk for entrapment. ArjoHuntleigh further states that it has received no...

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