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ALLMedicine Latex Allergy Center

Research & Reviews  191 results

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...

Tracheostomy Tube Change Periprocedural Care
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1580576-periprocedure

Feb 13th, 2020 - Equipment Equipment required for tracheostomy tube change includes the following: Tracheostomy tubes (2), one the same size as the patient's existing tube and the other a size smaller (see the first, second, third, and fourth images below); if sto...

Current state of occupational latex allergy.
https://doi.org/10.1097/ACI.0000000000000611
Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Raulf M

Dec 18th, 2019 - During the 1980s, natural rubber latex (NRL) emerged as a major cause of occupational allergy and asthma, especially in healthcare workers using powdered NRL gloves. Increased recognition of NRL allergies and transfer of research findings into pre...

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.

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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  229 results

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...

Tracheostomy Tube Change Periprocedural Care
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1580576-periprocedure

Feb 13th, 2020 - Equipment Equipment required for tracheostomy tube change includes the following: Tracheostomy tubes (2), one the same size as the patient's existing tube and the other a size smaller (see the first, second, third, and fourth images below); if sto...

Current state of occupational latex allergy.
https://doi.org/10.1097/ACI.0000000000000611
Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Raulf M

Dec 18th, 2019 - During the 1980s, natural rubber latex (NRL) emerged as a major cause of occupational allergy and asthma, especially in healthcare workers using powdered NRL gloves. Increased recognition of NRL allergies and transfer of research findings into pre...

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.

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News  29 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.

The Latex Allergy Threat: Can We Keep Clinicians and Patients Safer?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/879081

Apr 25th, 2017 - When Australian mother and physician Pooja Newman descended into anaphylactic shock after a massive Adele concert balloon release, latex allergy got a great deal of media attention around the globe.[1] But Dr Newman, who is also president of Anaph...

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.

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Patient Education  7 results see all →