Myelomeningocele, Avocados, and Rubber Tree Plants
Infants with myelomeningocele and the nurses who care for them have something in common. Both are at higher risk than the general population for developing latex allergies. This article provides a review of the literature regarding latex production, latex allergic responses in children and adults, types of latex allergic reactions, and prevention of latex allergies.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2005
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