JHCCB-E-6: Strategies in Prevention and Management of Anaphylaxis in the School Setting
POSSIBLE SOURCES OF INFORMATION
Allergy Asthma Information Association (AAIA)
AAIA has developed an Anaphylaxis Reference Kit that provides both parents and schools with information about managing anaphylaxis. The package includes overheads and a suggested script for presentations to interested groups.
AAIA also publishes information materials and a regular newsletter.
AAIA (National Office)
30 Eglington Avenue West, Suite 750
Mississauga, ON L5R 3E7
Telephone: (905) 712-2242
TOLL FREE: 1-800-611-7011
In addition to its national office, AAIA has a provincial office which can be reached at (604) 731-9884.
Food Allergy Network
The Food Allergy Network has developed an education package and video on children and food allergies. It also has an extensive list of publications.
The Food Allergy Network
4744 Holly Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22030-5647
Telephone: (703) 691-3179
Canadian Medic-Alert Foundation
250 Ferrand Drive, Suite 301
Don Mills, ON M3C 2T9
Telephone: (416) 696-0267
TOLL FREE: 1-800-668-1507
A search of the Internet under “Anaphylaxis” yields many interesting articles, updates on research, and access to on-line support groups. Any information so obtained should be verified.
“Anaphylaxis” by Susan Daglish, B.A. AAIA Info letter.
Anaphylaxis in Schools and Other Child Care Settings, by Drs. Milton Gold, Gordon Sussman, Michael Loubser, and Karen Binkley. Published jointly by The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, The Ontario Allergy Society, and The Allergy, Asthma Information Association, 1995.
The Canadian Allergy and Asthma Handbook by Dr. Barry Zimmerman, Dr. Milton Gold, Dr. Sasson Lavi, Dr. Stephen Feanny. Random House/Lorraine Greey, 1991.
“Fatal Anaphylactic Reactions to Food in Children.” Position Statement, Allergy Section, Canadian Pediatric Society, Canadian Medical Association Journal, 1994.
“Fatal and Near Fatal Anaphylactic Reactions to Food in Children and Adolescents” by Hugh A. Sampson, M.D., Louise Mendelson, M.D., James P. Rosen, M.D. New England Journal of Medicine, 06 August 1992.
“Medication of Pupils and Related Issues” by William F. Foster, 1995.
“Surviving Anaphylaxis” by Dr. Karen Binkley. Ontario Medicine, 05 October 1992.
“Foods That Can Kill” by Sidney Katz. Reader’s Digest, September 1991.
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