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Title: Medical device : patient safety
Authors: Ribo, Ferdinand Z.
Anastasi, Alison
Azzopardi, Lilian M.
Keywords: Medical care -- Technological innovations
Medical instruments and apparatus -- Safety regulations
Products liability -- Medical instruments and apparatus
Medical care -- Technological innovations -- Government policy -- Europe
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: University of Malta. Department of Pharmacy
Citation: Ribo, F. Z., Anastasi, A., & Azzopardi, L. M. (2020). Medical device : patient safety. FIP Virtual Event : Living and Learning Through the Covid-19 Pandemic - Global Reflections.
Abstract: Numerous data and reports indicate a staggering scale of medical device-related incidents. The Implant Files (2018) uncovered 80,000 deaths ad 1.7 million injuries associated with medical devices from US alone. In the EU, Poly Implant Prosthese (PIP) was found to be utilizing industrial grade material for its silicone breast implants. The scenario led the European Union to introduce new legislation on medical devices.
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