ECRI responds to FDA public health advisory on i.v. free-flow.

  • Published 1994 in Health devices
PROBLEM In a Public Health Advisory issued on March 1, 1994 ("Avoiding Injuries from Rapid Drug or i.v. Fluid Administration Associated with i.v. Pumps and Rate Controller Devices"), FDA stated that it had received reports of injuries and deaths from uncontrolled, rapid infusion of medications and/or fluids associated with i.v. pumps and rate-control… CONTINUE READING