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OR Excellence Awards 2015 - September 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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W e haven't heard much about natural rubber latex allergies in healthcare workers lately, but that doesn't mean it's a problem you can ignore. We began the process of going latex-safe at the Johns Hopkins Hospital several years ago, and now there's not a latex glove to be found in our ORs. If our large health system can transition to non-latex surgical gloves, so can you. 1 3 0 O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 5 Make the Switch to Non-Latex Gloves Your team will swear off latex gloves for good if you provide them with quality synthetic alternatives. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN z TRIAL AND ERROR You might need to test several options before settling on the right gloves for your surgeons. Robert G. Hamilton, PhD, D(ABMLI) | Baltimore, Md.

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