Emmes Announces FDA Clearance of New Medical Device
The New "Mercy TAPE" Estimates Pediatric Weight with Greater Accuracy, Giving Doctors a Better Tool for Determining Prescription Dosage.
The Emmes Corporation today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given marketing clearance for a new device that allows doctors to more accurately assess children’s weight without the use of a weight scale. Weight estimates are used in emergency situations and in developing countries where scales may not be available. This new device will allow doctors to determine with greater accuracy the prescription dosage levels needed for children with a range of illnesses and across a variety of settings throughout the world.