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Research & Reviews  197 results

Occupational Skin Disease in Physicians: A Review of the Literature.
https://doi.org/10.1093/annweh/wxaa091
Annals of Work Exposures and Health; Henning MAS, Jemec GB et. al.

Oct 3rd, 2020 - Occupational skin disease (OSD) arises from work-related activity. However, there is a paucity of literature on OSD in physicians. The aim of the this review was therefore to examine and summarize what types of symptomatic OSD physicians experienc...

Tailored Sublingual Immunotherapy in a Monosensitized Child with Natural Rubber Latex A...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000508140
Pharmacology Giovannini M, Mori F et. al.

Sep 7th, 2020 - Adverse reactions to natural rubber latex (NRL) represent a group of clinical manifestations that include non-allergic reactions and immediate-type or delayed-type allergic reactions. NRL sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) has been demonstrated to be...

Clinical Issues-August 2020.
https://doi.org/10.1002/aorn.13120
AORN Journal REFERENCES; Anderson MA

Jul 27th, 2020 - Pneumatic tourniquet education and documentation Key words: pneumatic tourniquet, documentation, competency verification, tourniquet cuff. Creating a safe environment for surgical patients with latex allergies or sensitivities Key words: natural r...

The benefits of latex-free gloves in the operating room environment.
https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2020.29.10.570
British Journal of Nursing (Mark Allen Publishing); Henry N, Icot R et. al.

May 28th, 2020 - Sterile protective gloves are used to reduce the risk of infection for patients and clinicians in all healthcare settings. This is particularly important in operating theatres, where surgical site infection is a common and serious complication for...

Hevea latex-associated allergies: piecing together the puzzle of the latex IgE reactivi...
https://doi.org/10.1080/14737159.2020.1730817
Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics; Ebo DG, Bridts CH et. al.

Feb 14th, 2020 - Introduction: IgE-mediated Hevea latex allergy and associated food-allergies constitute a significant health issue with serious consequences of diagnostic error. Hence, there is a need for more reliable confirmatory diagnostics.Areas covered: Here...

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Guidelines  1 results

Guideline for Preventing Sensitivity and Allergic Reactions to Natural Rubber Latex in the W...
https://www.sgna.org/Portals/0/Education/PDF/Standards-Guidelines/LatexAllergyGuideline.pdf
The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates

Dec 31st, 2006 - Workers and patients exposed to latex gloves and other products containing natural rubber latex may develop sensitivity or allergic reactions such as skin rashes, hives, nasal, eye, or sinus symptoms, asthma, and (rarely) shock. Latex allergy is a.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  213 results

Latex allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/latex-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20374287

Oct 15th, 2020 - Overview Latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins found in natural rubber latex, a product made from the rubber tree. If you have a latex allergy, your body mistakes latex for a harmful substance. Latex allergy may cause itchy skin and hive...

Latex allergy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/latex-allergy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374291

Oct 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis is sometime a challenge. Your doctor will examine your skin and ask questions about your symptoms and medical history. Tell your doctor about your reactions to latex and if you've had any other allergy signs and symptoms. Your ...

Occupational Skin Disease in Physicians: A Review of the Literature.
https://doi.org/10.1093/annweh/wxaa091
Annals of Work Exposures and Health; Henning MAS, Jemec GB et. al.

Oct 3rd, 2020 - Occupational skin disease (OSD) arises from work-related activity. However, there is a paucity of literature on OSD in physicians. The aim of the this review was therefore to examine and summarize what types of symptomatic OSD physicians experienc...

Tailored Sublingual Immunotherapy in a Monosensitized Child with Natural Rubber Latex A...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000508140
Pharmacology Giovannini M, Mori F et. al.

Sep 7th, 2020 - Adverse reactions to natural rubber latex (NRL) represent a group of clinical manifestations that include non-allergic reactions and immediate-type or delayed-type allergic reactions. NRL sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) has been demonstrated to be...

Clinical Issues-August 2020.
https://doi.org/10.1002/aorn.13120
AORN Journal REFERENCES; Anderson MA

Jul 27th, 2020 - Pneumatic tourniquet education and documentation Key words: pneumatic tourniquet, documentation, competency verification, tourniquet cuff. Creating a safe environment for surgical patients with latex allergies or sensitivities Key words: natural r...

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News  7 results

Beware of natural fruit and nut ingredients in latex-allergic patients
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/206595/aesthetic-dermatology/beware-natural-fruit-and-nut-ingredients-latex/page/0/2?channel=27928

Aug 16th, 2019 - Conclusion It is unknown whether latex allergy precedes or follows food allergy. 11 The latex/food syndrome itself merits attention as a significant source of hypersensitivity to natural cosmeceutical ingredients.

Differentiation of Latex Allergy From Irritant Contact Dermatitis
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/105157/contact-dermatitis/differentiation-latex-allergy-irritant-contact/page/0/1

Dec 14th, 2015 - The most noninvasive method of latex allergy testing is an in vitro assay for latex-specific IgE antibodies, which can be detected by either a radioallergosorbent test (RAST) or enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). The presence of antilatex.

Sterile or Nonsterile Gloves for Minor Skin Excisions?
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/104684/infectious-diseases/sterile-or-nonsterile-gloves-minor-skin/page/0/1

Nov 24th, 2015 - STUDY SUMMARY Nonsterile is not inferior Heal et al1 conducted a prospective, noninferiority RCT to compare the incidence of infection after minor skin surgery performed by six physicians from a single general practice in Australia using sterile v.

FDA Clears Latex-Free Natural Rubber Glove
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/9232

Apr 23rd, 2008 - ROCKVILLE, Md., April 24 -- Thin rubber medical gloves lacking the proteins responsible for latex allergy have been cleared by the FDA, but they won't be marketed as hypoallergenic. The gloves are made of a latex-like rubber material extracted fro...

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Patient Education  7 results see all →