TITLE

Hospitals adopt latex-safe practices for patient, health care worker safety

AUTHOR(S)
Rapp, Susan M.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Orthopedics Today;May2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the trend of U.S. hospitals adopting latex-safe practices for patient and health care worker safety. Among such locations are the John Hopkins Hospital, the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia and all Mayo Clinic locations. The Centers for Disease Control estimates one in ten people are sensitive to natural rubber latex.
ACCESSION #
32084350

 

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