Issues by Area

The following information is specific to certain areas of healthcare:

Note: The information provided here is for general educational purposes and is not a substitute for specific medical advice by a physician. The information, programs and policies reviewed here are for illustrative purposes only. Each health-care institution should tailor its policies, guidelines and approach to its unique circumstances, taking into account its facilities, employees and patient population.


Home Health Care

Home Healthcare

Abstract outlining the steps home healthcare managers can take to provide safe environments for latex-sensitive employees and patients. Learn more
Perioperative

Perioperative

Abstract discussing the health concern of latex allergy and outlining the strategy one hospital implemented to effectively manage latex allergy during the perioperative period. Learn more
Surgical Anesthesia

Surgical Anesthesia

Abstract discussing the increasing need for anesthetists to prepare a latex-safe environment, recognize an intraoperative anaphylactic reaction and manage the anaphylaxis in a latex-safe manner. Learn more
Urological Nursing

Urological Nursing

Abstract discussing the concern of latex hypersensitivity in patients, particularly for nurses who specialize in urology, and the types of reactions, high-risk groups and precautionary measures associated with latex allergies. Learn more