Home Use Devices: How to Prepare for and Handle Power Outages for Medical Devices that Require Electricity
MedSun: Newsletter #61, June 2011

FDA Home Use Medical Device Website

If you use a medical device that requires electricity to deliver care, this booklet provides you with a means to organize your medical device information. In addition, this booklet provides recommendations about actions you should take with your medical device during a power outage or other emergency situation. Print this booklet and have it handy for quick access and reference. Power outages are not predictable, and when they happen, you want to know where this booklet is immediately.

Additional Information:

Home Use Devices: How to Prepare for and Handle Power Outages for Medical Devices that Require Electricity.

http://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/HomeHealthandConsumer/UCM252812.pdf

FDA Home Use Medical Device Website. Additional Resources Web Page.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/HomeHealthandConsumer/HomeUseDevices/ucm204907.htm


MedSun Newsletters are available at www.fda.gov/cdrh/medsun