The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified health care professionals of the Class 1 recall of Respironics Inc. Trilogy 100 ventilators due to a manufacturing issue. Part of the blower that circulates air and other gases through the ventilator may move out of position and cause the device to alarm, the FDA says. Failure to respond could result in the potential for harm or death of a ventilator-dependent patient. The recall notice lists affected serial numbers.
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