Journal Article

Management of a patient with a latex allergy.

Minami CA, Barnard C, Bilimoria KY. JAMA. 2017;317:309-310.

This case analysis discusses the use of a latex catheter in a patient with a known latex allergy and presents how root cause analysis identified factors that contributed to the error. Recommended corrective actions included educating staff about latex allergies and using a checklist to address communication, documentation, and process weaknesses.