Philips Respironics Recall Notice:
Philips Respironics issued a Recall Notification for some CPAP and BiLevel PAP devices and mechanical ventilators due to potential health risks related to foam used in the devices. To learn more, visit the Philips Website and review FDA’s Safety Communication and FAQs. For questions about the Philips recall, please contact Philips at 1-877-907-7508.
At Northside Hospital, we pride ourselves on offering the latest in breakthrough procedures, technologies and treatments through our participation in national clinical trials. Clinical trials translate results of scientific research into ways of preventing, diagnosing and treating disease, and they are typically available only in university or research institution settings.
However, Northside patients have access to exclusive clinical trials in a wide array of therapeutic areas including oncology, blood and marrow transplant, cardiology, and pulmonology.
Becoming involved in a clinical trial will give you the opportunity to:
No clinical trial is completely without risk, and patients who wish to volunteer should understand the possibility of unpleasant, serious or even life-threatening side effects. Additionally, some trials can be time consuming and may not offer any benefit.
It is the policy of our practice that all physicians and staff preserve the integrity and the confidentiality of protected health information pertaining to our patients.
If you have any questions or would like to see if you may qualify for a clinical study, please speak with your physician.