Resources and links

Listed below are links to other sites that provide information about latex allergy.

American Nurses Association

Call for a copy of ANA's brochure, Latex Allergy: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Patients, by calling 800.274.4ANA. Multiple copies are available for a fee by calling 800.637.0323 (ask for item WP-7).

The National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland

The National Library of Medicine maintains an online medical publication service at The do-it-yourself search service accesses nine million citations from Medline and other highly regarded databases. Medline is the National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the healthcare system, and preclinical sciences. We suggest typing "latex allergy" at the search prompt.

Spina Bifida Association

List of latex-free alternative products, updated twice a year. The list is available by sending a self-addressed, stamped, business-size envelope (55 cents postage) to 4590 MacArthur Blvd NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20007-4226. The Web site address is or call 202.944.3285.

Latex Allergy Protocol

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
222 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
Phone: 847.692.7050
Fax: 847.692.6968

How to Manage a Latex-Allergic Patient

The Latex Allergy Information Resource
Supported by the Department of Anesthesiology at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

Latex Allergy Position Statements & Suggested Protocols

Canadian Dental Association Emergency Nurses Association Association of Perioperative Nurses


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