The North American Spine Society is committed to quality patient care through promotion of patient safety and prevention of medical errors.
NASS monitors a variety of government and other resources for patient safety related notices that may be useful to our members. Information
from these notices is also archived on the NASS website at https://www.spine.org/Pages/ResearchClinicalCare/PatientSafety/SpineSafetyAlerts.
aspx. This information is provided as a service for information and education only.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of these products may be reported to the FDA’s
Med Watch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
• Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
• Regular Mail: use postage-paid, pre-addressed Form FDA 3500 at: www.fda.gov/medwatch/getforms.htm.
DRUG/DEVICE/OTHER NOTIFICATION TYPE FULL REPORT:
Alaris Syringe Pump Module (Large Volume Pump), Model
8100 and AIL Sensor Kits by CareFusion
Class I Recall: Alarm Error
Avella Specialty Pharmacy Unexpired Sterile Injectable
Products Labeled “Latex Free”
Recall: Products May Contain Synthetic or
SynchroMed II and SynchroMed EL Implantable Drug Infusion
Pumps by Medtronic