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October 2017

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  • Advice for Providers Treating Patients in or Recently Returned from Hurricane-Affected Areas

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    The purpose of this HAN advisory is to remind clinicians assessing patients currently in or recently returned from hurricane-affected areas to be vigilant in looking for certain infectious diseases, including leptospirosis, dengue, hepatitis A, typhoid fever, vibriosis, and influenza. Additionally,...

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  • St. Jude Medical Recalls Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators

    Friday, October 20, 2017
    St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-Ds) are devices that provide pacing for slow heart rhythms, and electrical shock or pacing to stop dangerously fast heart rhythms. ICDs and CRT-Ds are both implanted under the...

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