12 Big Medical Technology Dangers: Report

Here are some of the big concerns with medical technology according to the "12 Worst Medical Technology Dangers" report from Medscape.

1. Alarm fatigue hazards
2. Exposure dangers from radiation therapy and CT
3. Medication administration errors when using infusion pumps
4. Cross-contamination from flexible endoscopes
5. Failing to pay sufficient attention to new health information technology connectivity
6. Feeding tube misconnections
7. Surgical fires
8. Needlesticks and other sharps injuries
9. Anesthesia dangers from mistakes in pre-use inspection
10. Problems with home use medical devices
11. Defibrillator failure
12. Luer misconnections

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