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Preventable Tragedies: Superbugs and How Ineffective Monitoring of Medical Device Safety Fails Patients

Categories: Congress,Health/Medical

http://www.help.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Duodenoscope%20Investigation%20FINAL%20Report.pdf

Reports the results of an investigation into the cause of and response to outbreaks of antibiotic resistant infections linked to medical devices called duodenoscopes at hospitals nationwide. Calls for legislative and regulatory changes. From the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions