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Problems with medical devices may be severely under-reported.

Vicente KJ, Kern S. Nursing leadership (Toronto, Ont.). 2005;18:82-8.

The authors surveyed 1000 Ontario nurses to determine awareness of the Health Canada Medical Device Problem Reporting Form. Although 72.5% of nurses polled had encountered problems with medical devices, 94.2% were unaware of the reporting form.