Latex Intolerance: Basic Science, Epidemiology, and Clinical Management, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Latex Intolerance

Basic Science, Epidemiology, and Clinical Management, 1st Edition

Edited by Mahbub M. U. Chowdhury

CRC Press

292 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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This comprehensive, definitive, and long overdue reference deals specifically with all the manifestations of latex intolerance including irritation, allergic contact dermatitis, and contact urticaria. Each chapter presents the latest research in skin irritation, contact dermatitis, and contact urticaria. The well-illustrated textbook also covers in-depth basic science and clinically relevant practical issues such as the management of latex intolerance and hand dermatitis. Experts with a special interest in this area from the UK, Europe, and the US provide a balanced international perspective to this first major book dedicated to latex intolerance.

Table of Contents

This comprehensive, definitive, and long overdue reference deals specifically with all the manifestations of latex intolerance including irritation, allergic contact dermatitis, and contact urticaria. Exploring the latest research in skin irritation, this well-illustrated textbook also covers, in-depth, basic science and clinically relevant practical issues such as the management of latex intolerance and hand dermatitis. Separate sections cover irritation, allergy, and contact urticaria. Experts with a special interest in this area from the U.K., Europe, and the US provide a balanced international perspective to this first major book dedicated to latex intolerance.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED017000
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MED044000
MEDICAL / Immunology
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety