FDA safety communication advises of potential malfunction in Philips defibrillators

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a new safety communication for previously recalled HeartStart automated external defibrillator devices, advising that some of the AEDs may be unable to properly perform in cardiac emergencies.            Philips Healthcare initiated a Voluntary...

Website Gives Patients New Insight into Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) unveiled a new Web site this week, allowing the public to more easily access vital information about conditions of the face, mouth and jaw and their possible treatments. “Our new site, MyOMS.org, is easy to navigate,...

OSHA revises hazcom standard

  UPDATE: Patterson Dental notified the KDA that they are offering a free 20 minute webinar with downloadable materials to share with staff members and to keep in your OSHA manual. Dentists should contact their Patterson Branch (316-315-1800 for Wichita customers or 913-492-6100 for Kansas City...

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