New FDA Website: Patient Lifts
MedSun: Newsletter #74, July 2012

FDA Website: General Hospital Devices and Supplies

Patient lifts provide many benefits, including reduced risk of injury to patients and caregivers when properly used. However, improper use of patient lifts can pose significant public health risks. Visit the FDA Patient Lifts website for many best practices that can help reduce these risks and enhance the benefits to patients and caregivers who routinely use patient lifts.

Additional Information:

FDA Website: General Hospital Devices and Supplies. Patient Lifts. June 27, 2012.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/GeneralHospitalDevicesandSupplies/ucm308622.htm


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