Latex allergy: assessment of knowledge, appropriate use of gloves and prevention practice among hospital healthcare workers.

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BACKGROUND Healthcare workers and patients are often exposed to natural rubber latex (NRL) through contact with gloves and various healthcare products, which can potentially cause allergic reactions, with varying degrees of severity. In 2008, the Royal College of Physicians published their first evidence-based guidance on occupational health interventions… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2012.04450.x

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