Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators (Powerheart, Cardiovive, CardioLife models): Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #46, March 2010
FDA MedWatch Safety Alert
Cardiac Science Corporation and FDA notified healthcare professionals and consumers of a recall because the automated external defibrillator (AED) may not be able to deliver therapy during a cardiac resuscitation attempt, which may lead to serious adverse events or death. These AEDs were manufactured in a way that makes them potentially susceptible to failure under certain conditions.
FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators (Powerheart, Cardiovive, CardioLife models): Recall. February 9, 2010.