Reports of dosing syringe flow restrictor being pushed into the bottle when inserting the syringe.
CUI announced a further expansion to their VMS medical open frame power supply portfolio with the release of three new series ranging from 80 W to 120 W. The VMS series is designed to be used in a wide variety of medical and dental applications...
Wind River and Digia, Qt Commercial has announced a collaboration to offer broad market availability and primary platform support for the Qt Commercial development framework on Wind River’s VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS).
The counterfeit version of Avastin does not contain the medicine's active ingredient, bevacizumab, which may have resulted in patients not receiving needed therapy.
System designers face multiple challenges in the medical device market, including reducing size, increasing functionality and extending battery life for implantable devices while ensuring safety through optimal security, reliability and efficacy.
Salter Labs 7600 Bubble Humidifier Used with Supplemental Oxygen Therapy: Class I Recall - Humidifier Lids Fail to Pop Off at the Intended PressureFebruary 14, 2012 4:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
The humidifier can leak and can potentially interrupt the flow of supplemental oxygen to the patient.
Hand-held Dental X-Ray Units: FDA Safety Communication - Unreviewed Products May Not Be Safe or EffectiveFebruary 10, 2012 5:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Products could potentially expose users and patients to unnecessary and potentially harmful X-rays.
Healthcare costs are representing an increasing percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) for many countries, and it’s growing. This rising trend has created an urgent need for many countries to put in place an innovative and cost-effective method for delivering healthcare. With several technological advances achieved in recent years within the wireless industry, healthcare providers are more inclined to integrate wireless healthcare as part of the global healthcare system.
The ground-breaking new MIC94300 /MIC94310 were developed to provide more efficient noise suppression for today's highly sensitive data and image capturing systems. The MIC94300 integrates a low-R DS(ON), current-limit switch and a low-pass filter that
Check out the February 2012 Medical Electronics Resource Guide.
Intersil Corporation introduced what it asserts are the industry’s fastest, lowest power single and dual channel 14-bit analog-to-digital converters with JESD204B serial outputs. These serial output ADCs provide
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has released a new version of the 36-mm G4 linear actuator. This configuration includes a special adapter plate that allows the smaller 36-mm OD unit to replace existing size 17 hybrid stepper motor linear actuators. The
People may imagine the battery as being an energy storage device that is similar to a fuel tank dispensing liquid fuel. For simplicity reasons, a battery can be seen as such; however, measuring stored energy from an electrochemical device is far more complex. The battery fuel gauge is generally poorly understood in the medical field, and this article describes the challenges of measuring energy in a battery.
Cal Sensors announced the global launch of a new Sensor Prototype Kit, a plug-and-play tool deigned to accelerate prototyping, validation and product development for new gas measurement instruments. Supporting PbS and PbSe detector technologies, the kit allows
Advantech launched SOM-6765, the latest COM-Express Compact CPU module. This module is powered by the low power Intel Atom N2600 and D2700 processors based on COM.0 R2.0 type 2 pin-out. Type 2 pin-out and legacy I/O support make for
Analog Devices, Inc. introduced its ADP5041 and ADP5040 multi-output regulators. The regulators meet the increasing demand for greater power density by combining a high-efficiency, 3-MHz, 1.2-A buck regulator and two 300-mA LDOs (low dropout regulators)
Silicon Laboratories Inc announced the expansion of its PCI Express (PCIe) clock generator and clock buffer portfolio, providing the industry’s broadest range of clocking solutions to address the
This video explains how iCoupler digital isolators provide a simple solution for connecting patients to a peripheral monitor or PC in a safe and isolated manner.
Perfect Image Solutions Topical Hair Regrowth Products: Recall - Unapproved Drugs, Risk of Health HazardsJanuary 20, 2012 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Systemic absorption of topically administered Minoxidil could cause low blood pressure, heart palpitations and associated cardiac symptoms.
OKW has added more versions and accessories to its ‘MINITEC’ range of miniature enclosures. These multi-colored housings are designed for personal electronic devices which are carried in the hand, on a key ring, wrist strap, or lanyard. Typical applications
Molex Incorporated introduced today the Mini-Fit Plus HMC (High Mating Cycle) crimp terminals for applications that require a high number of mating cycles including medical devices, consumer appliances, networking and telecommunications equipment and
Renesas Electronics Introduces New V850E2P Microcontroller Series with Built-In Resolver Sensor InterfaceJanuary 19, 2012 5:45 am | Renesas | Product Releases | Comments
Renesas Electronics today announced that it has developed a new 32-bit microcontroller (MCU), the V850E2/PJ4-E, which incorporates an on-chip resolver sensor interface. The new MCU realizes both higher performance and lower system cost for automotive control systems...
Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) save thousands of lives annually for patients with weak or damaged hearts who are at heightened risk of sudden cardiac arrest. The ICD is battery-powered, and when the battery’s charge depletes, it must be replaced.
Respironics, Inc. Trilogy 100 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Device May Stop Delivering Therapy to PatientJanuary 12, 2012 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Failure of therapy could result in the potential for harm or death of a ventilator-dependent patient.
Endo Pharmaceuticals Opiate Products by Novartis Consumer Health: Public Health Advisory - Potential Safety RiskJanuary 12, 2012 8:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
A packaging problem may result in a pill, tablet or caplet getting mixed in with a different prescription.