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policy 0208 : Management of Latex Allergy in Patients and Healthcare Workers

Some patients and healthcare workers are at risk for latex sensitivity because of medical conditions and/or increased exposure to latex. The University of Virginia Medical Center shall establish procedures to provide a safe environment for patients and healthcare workers with known, suspected or portential sensitivity to latex.

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  1. effective date:

    January 1, 2016