Actions To Be Taken:
The IMB advise that users of this product:
- Ensure that all staff dealing with broviac lines are advised of the incidents that have arisen with this device.
- Advise all staff and family members dealing with the device to carry out regular inspections of the device.
- Ensure that all staff and family members are trained in the use of the catheter. Ensure the device is clamped at the points indicated by the manufacturer in their literature.
- Report any indication of problems with the device to the Irish Medicines Board