FDA advises caution on defibrillators


Certain HeartStart automated external defibrillator devices made by Philips Medical Systems might be unable to deliver needed defibrillator shocks in a cardiac emergency, the Food and Drug Administration said Dec. 3.

Nursing homes debate defibrillator requirements

Nursing homes in Pennsylvania are debating whether facilities should be required to install automated external defibrillators, according to local news reports.