Medical equipment. Devices and desires.

The Health service journal

PubMedID: 10179464

Grant L. Medical equipment. Devices and desires. Health Serv J. 1998;108(5603):34-5.
High-tech medical solutions need careful implementation to ensure optimum reliability and good patient care. Figures from the Medical Devices Agency show that a patient may be three to 10 times more at risk from user error than from faulty equipment. Informed equipment selection and user training is paying dividends in one trust.