Latex Allergy Alert

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Latex hypersensitivity was characterized as a problem in the late 1970s and increased throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Healthcare workers are at higher risk for latex allergy than the general population due to occupational exposure. Despite the recognition of natural rubber latex allergy as a serious concern more than 35 years ago, many healthcare providers are unable to recognize the symptoms. This educational activity will discuss differentiating types of allergic responses to latex, sources of exposure, and measures to reduce exposure to latex for sensitive individuals.

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Course Description

Latex hypersensitivity was characterized as a problem in the late 1970s and increased throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Healthcare workers are at higher risk for latex allergy than the general population due to occupational exposure. Despite the recognition of natural rubber latex allergy as a serious concern more than 35 years ago, many healthcare providers are unable to recognize the symptoms. This educational activity will discuss differentiating types of allergic responses to latex, sources of exposure, and measures to reduce exposure to latex for sensitive individuals.

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