Educational Resources

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
611 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414)272-6071
Fax: (414)272-6070
Physician Referral: (800)822-2762
Internet: www.aaaai.org

Resources:
Patient Education Brochures (#33) Tips to Remember, ADVOCATE newsletter, patient education videos

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
85 W. Algonquin Road
Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60006-4425
Phone: (847)427-1200
Fax: (847)427-1294
Internet: http://allergy.mcg.edu
Resources:
Slide series Latex Allergy Update

A.L.E.R.T., Inc.
American Latex Allergy Association
P.O. Box 13930
Milwaukee, WI 53213-0930
Phone: (888)972-5378
Fax: (262)677-2808
E-mail: alert@execpc.com
Internet: www.latexallergyresources.org
Resources:
National educational support organization. Produces newsletter, latex-free product lists, information packets for: patients, EMS, medical/dental facilities & schools.

Allerderm Laboratories, Inc.
P.O. Box 2070
Petaluma, CA 94953-2070
Phone: (800)365-6868
Fax: (800)926-4568
Resources:
Pamphlets, slide presentation with text, available through sales representatives

American Nurses Association
600 Maryland Avenue SW,
Suite 100
WestWashington, DC 20004-2571
Phone: (800)274-4ANA Resources:
Brochure Latex Allergy: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Patients #WP-7

Ansell-Perry, Inc.
1875 Harsh Avenue, S.E.
Massilon, OH 44646
Phone: (800)321-9752
Fax: (330)833-5991
Resources:
Risk management program, videotapes, self-administered units & seminars on latex allergy, CME’s and CEU’s. Publication, Source to Surgery

Canadian Latex Allergy Association
96 Cavan Street
Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, L1A 3B7
Phone: (905)885-5270
Fax: (905)885-2839
E-mail: llyttle@eagle.ca
Resources:
Information, newsletter, support, seminars

Creative Educational Options, LLC
553 Industrial Drive
Hartland, WI 53029-2342
Phone: (262)369-5838
Fax: (262)369-5842
Internet: www.ceomeded.com
Resources:
Latex Allergy CD-Rom

Coastal Video Communications Corporation
3083 Brickhouse Court
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
Phone: (757)498-9014
Toll Free: (800)767-7703
Fax: (757)498-3657
Resources:
Videotapes Latex Allergy: Stop the Reaction (LTX00V) & Infection Control Orientation (INFO1V)

Current Views in Allergy and Immunology
Division of Continuing Education, Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA 30912-1400
Phone: (800)221-6437
Fax: (706)721-4642
Resources:
Current Views in Allergy and Immunology 22nd Annual Correspondence Courses. 6 Audiocassette/Slide Programs, including Clinical Manifestations of Latex Allergy. Not available for separate purchase until June 2000

Krames Communications
1100 Grundy Lane
San Bruno, CA 94066-3030
Phone: (800)333-3032 Resources:
Booklet, Latex Allergy and Health Care Workers, Learning to Protect Yourself and information sheet, Latex Allergy.

Maxishare
P.O. Box 2041
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: (800)444-7747
Fax: (414)266-3443
Resources:
Videotape, Latex Allergy (1995) and brochures, If Your Child Has a Latex Rubber Allergy.

NIOSH-Publications Dissemination, EID
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
4676 Columbia Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998
Phone: (800)356-4674
Fax: (513)533-8573
E-mail: pubstaft@niosdt.l.em.cdc.gov
Internet:
http://www.cdc.gov/
niosh/homepage.html
Resources:
NIOSH Alert; Preventing Allergic Reactions to Natural Rubber Latex in the Workplace. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-135

Ontario Ministry of Labor, Professional and Specialized Services
400 University Avenue,
9th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M7A-1T7
Phone: (416)326-7744
Fax: (416)326-7745
Resources:
Publication, Guidelines for Latex Glove Users

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
200 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: (202)219-7162
Internet: www.osha.gov
Resources:
OSHA Technical Information Bulletin, Potential for Allergy to Natural Rubber Latex Gloves and Other Natural Rubber Products

Safeskin Corporation
1267 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: (800)462-9993 Ext. 6879
Fax: (858)350-2382
Kathleen Stoessel, BSN, MSManager, Clinical Education
Resources:
BEAM in-service training, First Hand publication, self-administered educational units

SmartCare
3400 E. McDowell
Phoenix, AZ 85008-7899
Phone: (800)822-8956
Fax: (602)225-0595
Resources:
Educational program, Eliminate Allergic Reactions Associated with Gloves

Spina Bifida Association of America
4590 MacArthur Boulevard NW,
Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007-4226
Phone: (800)621-3141
Fax: (202)944-3295
Resources:
Videotape, Protecting Against Latex Allergy. Information and latex-free product lists.