In a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine the authors found that 71 percent of medical devices were approved through the FDA’s less-rigorous 510(k) process. Most of the medical devices recalled in the FDA’s highest-risk recall category (a risk of serious injury or death) were cleared for sale through the weaker of the agency’s two regulatory schemes, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
In a heavy rain storm when your windshield wipers just want keep up, you want to be as safe as possible. Sometimes it is not safe to even pull over. You want to do something. Don't turn on your hazard lights. The hazard lights indicate your vehicle is a hazard not that the weather is a hazard.
A recent Reuters article discussed the cost of the medical liability system and suggested a surgical checklist can save lives and prevent injury.