Advice for Patients: Serious Complications with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Devices
MedSun: Newsletter #43, December 2009

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert - Advice For Patients

Please see the Preliminary Public Health Notification alerting healthcare providers and patients of issues with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy systems (NPWT). The Advice for Patients notice provides recommendations for patients using NPWT.

Additional Information:

Advice for Patients: Serious Complications with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Devices. November 16, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/PatientAlerts/ucm190476.htm

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) systems - Preliminary Public Health Notification. November 16, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm190704.htm


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