latex precautions

latex precautions

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as reducing the risk of a systemic reaction to latex. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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There are no reports examining the effect of latex precautions on the development of latex allergy in nurses.
antihistamines), the need to wear a Medic Alert[R] bracelet or tag that clearly states latex allergy, and the necessity for strict latex precautions when the sensitized individual is treated as a patient.
Meanwhile, Doug was alerting the nurses in ICN about latex precautions.