Alerta De Seguridad para Plum A+ Family of Infusers

Según Department of Health, este evento ( alerta de seguridad ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Hong Kong que fue producido por Hospira.

¿Qué es esto?

Las alertas proporcionan información importante y recomendaciones sobre los productos. Aunque se haya emitido una alerta, esto no significa necesariamente que el producto se considera peligroso. Las alertas de seguridad, dirigidas a trabajadores de la salud y a usuarios, pueden incluir retiro de equipos. Pueden ser escritas por los fabricantes, pero también por funcionarios del área de salud.

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  • Tipo de evento
    Safety alert
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    Hong Kong data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Department of Health (Hong Kong), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of data from the U.S. and Hong Kong.
    ICU Medical, Inc. acquired from Pfizer in early 2017, Hospira Infusion Systems, the portion of Hospira dedicated to develop infusion pumps.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Medical Device Safety Alert
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    Medical device safety alert: hospira plum a+ family of infusers (fluid shield- fluid ingress) the medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency (mhra), united kingdom posted a medical device safety alert concerning plum a+ family of infusers manufactured by hospira uk limited. the affected list numbers are: 11005 (plum a+ hyperbaric infusion system) 11971, 12391 (plum a+ single channel infusion system) 12348, 12618 (plum a+3 infusion pump system) 20678 (plum a+3 infusion pump with hospira mednet software) 20792 (plum a+ infusion pump with hospira mednet software) according to the manufacturer, there is a potential for fluid ingress into the plum a+ mechanism assembly. this issue may result in the device being unable to recognize installed tubing or installed cassettes, or cause valve cassette test failures. subsequently, audible and visual alarms may be triggered and lead to a delay or interruption in therapy. hospira explained that the severity of the problem is dependent upon the underlying condition of the patient and the treatment being prescribed. significant injury or death can be resulted. hospira has identified multiple root causes for this issue, including spillage/ contamination on the pressure sensing system from iv and cleaning fluids, design robustness of the fluid shield and fluid contamination/ build-up leading to misalignment of the pressure sensor pins with the cassette disphragm. while hospira is carrying out remediation activities to address the problem, customers are reminded to clean the infuser weekly according to the plum a+ system operations manual. for details, please visit the following mhra website: http://www.Mhra.Gov.Uk/safetyinformation/safetywarningsalertsandrecalls/ fieldsafetynotices/con234577 if you are in possession of the affected products, please contact your supplier for necessary actions. posted on 21 february 2013.


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    Medical Device Safety Alert: Hospira Plum A+ Family of Infusers
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