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  • Medical Device Alert - HeartStart MRx defibrillators

    You recently received an alert about LIFEPAK 1000 automatic external defibrillators (AEDs). There are alerts about both types of AED. All HeartStart MRx defibrillators – possible failure to deliver a shock, cardioversion, pacing or monitoring.  

    Manufactured by Philips Healthcare – two battery-related problems: 1) may fail to power on or reboots repetitively, 2) after unplugging from AC mains, may fail to deliver a shock or undertake pacing. More information can be found here.

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