Journal Article
Study

Emergency department visits for medical device–associated adverse events among children.

Wang C; Hefflin B; Cope JU; Gross TP; Ritchie MB; Qi Y; Chu J.

This study found that contact lenses were responsible for 23% of medical device–associated adverse events requiring an emergency department visit. The authors provide additional detailed analyses, including the most frequently affected body parts and age distribution for device-related events.