Allergy to Latex Rubber

@article{Sussman1995AllergyTL,
  title={Allergy to Latex Rubber},
  author={Gordon Sussman and Donald H. Beezhold},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={122},
  pages={43-46}
}
Latex gloves are indispensable in today's health care practice. The comfort, barrier, and tactile properties of powdered latex gloves have been thought to be ideal. Between 1988 and 1992, an estimated 11.8 billion examination gloves and 1.8 billion surgical latex gloves were used in the United States. Recent reports of allergic responses to latex have led some authors to re-examine the safety of latex medical devices. Although many health care workers report allergic reactions to gloves, most… 
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