Warning issued over faulty defibrillators in public places

Warning issued over faulty defibrillators in public places
 

More than 2,000 defibrillators for use in public places like railway stations, supermarkets, community centres and schools are faulty and will not deliver an electric shock in an emergency.
The models LIFEPAK CR Plus and LIFEPAK EXPRESS Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) were the ones affected, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said.
The manufacturers have sent out safety instructions for the devices.
No patient incidents have occurred.
The faulty defibrillators, made by Physio-Control, are public access defibrillators (PAD) - so called because anyone can use them... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Health, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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