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F.D.A. Steps Up Oversight of Infusion Pumps
New York Times

Federal regulators say they are moving to tighten their oversight of medical devices, including one of the most ubiquitous and problematic pieces of medical equipment — automated pumps that intravenously deliver drugs, food and other solutions to patients. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration issued preliminary guidelines that will require producers of the devices, known as infusion pumps, to supply the agency with more test data on them before they can be approved for sale.

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