Friday, December 8, 2006
Natural Rubber Latex Allergy Considerations For Anesthesiologists
This document has been developed by the Task Force on Latex Sensitivity of the ASA
Committee on Occupational Health of Operating Room Personnel but has not been
reviewed or approved as a practice parameter or policy statement by the ASA House of Delegates. Variances from recommendations contained in this document may be
acceptable based on the judgment of the responsible anesthesiologist.
The recommendations are designed to encourage quality care and safety for patients and health care workers in the workplace but cannot guarantee a specific outcome. They are subject to revision from time to time as warranted by the evolution of technology and practice.
Author: Task Force on Latex Sensitivity ,Robert S. Holzman, M.D., Chair
Publisher: American Society of Anesthesiologists
Posted by DrWael at 5:05:00 PM