Who should regulate makers of bed rails?

11/26/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The FDA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are aware of deaths and patient safety problems with bed rails, and concerns have been raised about which agency should act and how problems should be addressed, according to this article. Potential resistance from Congress was a factor in a decision not to push for mandatory rules, said former medical device office director Larry Kessler.

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