Recalls and safety alerts affecting automated external defibrillators.

@article{Shah2006RecallsAS,
  title={Recalls and safety alerts affecting automated external defibrillators.},
  author={Jignesh S Shah and William H. Maisel},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2006},
  volume={296 6},
  pages={655-60}
}
CONTEXT Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) play a key role in the community resuscitation of persons with cardiac arrest and are of proven clinical benefit. Although AEDs are complex medical devices designed to function during life-threatening emergencies, little is known about their reliability. OBJECTIVES To determine the number and rate of AED recalls and safety alerts, to identify trends in these rates, and to identify the types of malfunctions prompting AED and AED accessory… CONTINUE READING
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