| FAQ - Practice Safety/Patient Safety - Archived Through 2012
I am looking for information concerning the management of latex allergic patients. Can OSAP send me information or point me in the right direction on how to find it?
OSAP can provide you with links to several latex allergy resources.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Oral Health Division provides latex allergy information for dentistry, including patients. The information may be viewed at:
The CDC provides additional information at:
The Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides information that may be viewed at:http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/latex
The American Dental Association (ADA) has information that may be viewed at:
OSAP provides links to other latex information at: OSAP links: http://www.osap.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=314
Additional resources include:
Latex Allergy Resources: Links For Dentistry: http://www.latexallergylinks.org/dental.html
American Latex Allergy Association (List Of Latex Free Dental Products): http://my.execpc.com/~alert/dentalprod.html
Pub Med Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12572185&dopt=Abstract