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patient safety


  Coping with chronic pain

Due to the location of the device, doctors have been unable to remove the mesh in its entirety, so pieces of it remain inside Linda — causing her intense, lasting pain.


  Interview: Dr. Josh Rising

Dr. Josh Rising is Project Director of the Medical Device Initiative at the Pew Charitable Trusts. One of its goals is to improve the tracking of the safety of medical devices on the market.


  Medical devices: Video, statements and documents

Dr. Emily Senay examines whether the Food and Drug Administration’s medical device review process is adequately protecting the public.

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