Smiths Medical recently recalled more than 118,000 Medfusion syringe infusion pumps whose software could malfunction, causing serious patient harm or death, the Food and Drug Administration announced. At least seven serious injuries and one death have been reported. For more on the affected models and recommended actions for clinicians, see the company’s April letter to customers.

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