Resources and references

      1. Resources and references

Resources

Therapeutic Goods Administration guidance on personal protective equipment for health professionals

Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care: Donning and doffing personal protective equipment in primary care

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care: Sequence for putting on and removing PPE

Occupational Dermatology Research and Educational Centre. Patient information: latex allergy.

Relevant Australian standards

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. GP Standard 4. Criterion GP4.1 – Infection prevention and control, including sterilisation. In: Standards for general practices. 5th Edition. East Melbourne, Vic: RACGP, 2020.

AS/NZS1715:2009 – Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory equipment

References

  1. National Health and Medical Research Council. Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare (2019). Version 11.12 Updated March 2022. Canberra: National Health and Medical Research Council; 2019 [Accessed 29 September 2022]. 
  2. Australian Government Therapeutic Goods Administration. Guidance on personal protective equipment for health professionals. TGA; 2021 [Accessed 29 September 2022]. 
  3. Katelaris C, Kolawole H, Widmer R, et al. ASCIA Guidelines - Management of latex allergic individuals: Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy; 2010. [Accessed 1 October 2022]
  4. Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy. Latex allergy: ASCIA; 2019. [Accessed 3 October 2022]
  5. Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre. Latex allergy. Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre; [accessed 31 August 2022].
  6. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians Joint Adolescent Health Committee. Confidential Health Care for Adolescents and Young People (12–24 years). Policy statement: RACP; 2010. [Accessed 3 October 2022]