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FDA Consumer Health Information - July 28 Webinar: Home Use of Medical Devices
Date:7/26/2011

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you have questions about medical devices you use at home? There are many such devices, from ventilators to blood pressure monitors.

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Learn more during a 30-minute webinar hosted by the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health. An FDA expert will discuss how FDA plans to address the increased use of medical devices in the home and will talk briefly about the new technology that is focusing on self-care and self-monitoring.

The public will have an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

When: Thursday, July 28, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Length: 30 minutes

Where: To join the webinar, see the instructions at http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/Transparency/Basics/ucm265313.htm

Host: Center for Devices and Radiological Health

Featured speaker: Mary Brady, senior policy analyst in the Office of the Center Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health

This webinar is part of a series of online sessions hosted by different FDA centers and offices. The series is part of FDA Basics, a Web-based resource aimed at helping the public better understand what the agency does.

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