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News from the American Latex Allergy Association

  • Giuseppe Nattino
Critical Care19993:webreport21

DOI: 10.1186/ccf-1999-webreport21

Published: 23 May 1999

Overview

ALERT Inc is a non-profit organization providing information about latex allergy and supporting health care operators as well as natural rubber latex (NRL) allergic individuals.The site features a resources/lists section containing four lists (hospital, dental, home and school) of common use latex-containing products and their latex-free alternatives.The hospital list of products is a valuable reference when preparing intensive care unit bedsites or operating theatres for latex-allergic patients; it offers many latex-free alternatives for each instrument/product.The ALERT website also includes a quarterly newsletter and a links section.

Content

A useful site to help health care operators meet latex allergic people needs.

Other comments

25 April 1999

References

  1. "ALERT Inc, American Latex Allergy Association". [http://www.execpc.com/~alert/index.html]

Copyright

© Current Science Ltd 1999

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