Daily Archives: 12/02/2016

ECT EQUIPMENT LOW RISK OR HIGH RISK

The FDA recently proposed a rule change that would reclassify electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) devices used for treating major depressive disorder from class III (high risk) to class II (low risk). The change would significantly improve access to an effective and potentially lifesaving treatment. In 1976, the FDA became responsible for regulating medical devices and the […]