Sidney A. Rodrigues

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According to the Food and Drug Administration, infusion pumps are considered nowadays the most safety-critical medical device due to the nature of their operations and associated risks. The design of these devices is still an open question and several improvement initiatives are under research. However the released specifications of such systems are not yet(More)
In this paper, we provide a qualitative analysis with an experimental viewpoint for the Operation and Support Hazard Analysis O&SHA process applied to syringe infusion pumps as a cheap and accurate way of contributing with the mitigation of the safety problem in these devices. The proposed model takes as quality criteria the compliance within safety(More)
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