Category Archives: Home Care

Hospira GemStar Infusion System Class I Recall

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Hospira GemStar Infusion System: Class I Recall – Pressure Sensor Calibration Drift AUDIENCE:  Biomedical Engineering, Nursing, Critical Care Medicine, Home Care, Risk Manager ISSUE: The proximal and distal pressure sensor calibration can drift resulting in the pump failing the Proximal … Continue reading

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Heparin Drug Safety Communication

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Heparin: Drug Safety Communication – Important change to heparin container labels to clearly state the total drug strength AUDIENCE: Health Professionals, Patients, Home Care ISSUE: FDA is notifying health care professionals, caregivers, and patients about a change to the container … Continue reading

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Covidien Shiley Adult Tracheostomy Tubes Class I Recall

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Covidien Shiley Adult Tracheostomy Tubes: Class I Recall – Reports Of Volume Leakage And/or Disconnection Between The Inner And Outer Cannulae AUDIENCE: Consumer, Health Professional, Home Care ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals that Covidien is recalling certain cuffed Shiley tracheostomy … Continue reading

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