The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.
The Dräger Oxylog Emergency Transport Ventilators provide constant breathing support for adults and children. These ventilators are used in hospitals or during patient transport.
Dräger is recalling the Oxylog Emergency Transport Ventilators because an electrical issue may cause the device to stop working if the control knobs (adjustment potentiometers) are not regularly used. If the device operator does not intervene, the patient may not receive enough oxygen and could suffer serious adverse health consequences, including injury or death.
For more information, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ListofRecalls/ucm485790.htm
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