The prevalence of latex allergy in sixth-year medical students: assessment of knowledge, risk, and attitudes about future specialty direction.

@article{Erkekol2008ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of latex allergy in sixth-year medical students: assessment of knowledge, risk, and attitudes about future specialty direction.},
  author={Ferda Oner Erkekol and G{\"u}lfem Elif Çelik and Mutlu Hayran and Berna A. Dursun and Ozlem Keskin G{\"o}ksel and Mehmet Selçuk Misirligil and Yavuz Selim Demirel},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={576-82}
}
BACKGROUND In the prevention of latex allergy, knowledge levels and risk determination for latex allergy of medical students gain importance. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the latex allergy knowledge levels of sixth-year medical students and their latex allergy risk. METHODS Students completed a questionnaire that assessed basic knowledge of latex allergy and that evaluated latex-related symptoms and latex exposure. The specialty branch students were going to choose in the Medical Specialty… CONTINUE READING