Advice for Patients: Change in Daylight Saving Time May Affect Your Medical Equipment in an Unpredictable Way.
MedSun: Newsletter #47, April 2010

FDA Medical Device Safety

If you are seeing or have seen issues with your medical device since the recent switch to Daylight Savings Time, please read the following articles, which offers recommendations for patients and healthcare providers as to how to address potential issues.

Additional Information:

FDA Medical Device Safety. Advice for Patients: Change in Daylight Saving Time May Affect Your Medical Equipment in an Unpredictable Way. Last updated March 12, 2010.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/PatientAlerts/ucm064705.htm

FDA Medical Device Safety. FDA Public Health Notification: Unpredictable Events in Medical Equipment due to New Daylight Saving Time Change. Last updated February 2, 2010.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/PublicHealthNotifications/ucm062068.htm


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