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Your health and the environment resources from the national library of medicine

Your Health and the Environment: Resources from the National Library of Medicine

Stacey J. Arnesen

Specialized Information Services

National Library of Medicine


Toxicology and environmental health information http tox nlm nih gov

Toxicology and Environmental Health Information http://tox.nlm.nih.gov

Premier

portal for environmental health

information


Tox town an interactive guide to potentially toxic substances and environmental health issues

Tox Town:An Interactive Guide to Potentially Toxic Substances and Environmental Health Issues


Tox town goes urban city scene

Tox Town goes Urban:City Scene

Hospital

Construction site

Dentist office

EMF

Airplanes


Tox town new us mexico border scene

Tox Town: New US – Mexico Border Scene


Toxmap mapping epa toxic release sites

TOXMAPMapping EPA Toxic Release Sites


Facilities releasing benzene near st louis mo

Facilities releasing Benzene near St. Louis, MO


Trends over time

Trends over Time

Triangles indicate net increase or decrease from 1987-2002


Links to health information

Links to Health Information


Wiser w ireless i nformation s ystem for e mergency r esponders

WISERWireless Information System for Emergency Responders

  • Information tailored for emergency responders

  • Assist in identifying unknown substances

  • Emergency treatment andcontainment information

  • Stand-alone with enhanced connected (wireless) capabilities


Scenario highway cargo tank overturned

Scenario - Highway cargo tank overturned

HAZMAT Specialist is 1st on scene…

  • Substance:Colorless liquid, smells like alcohol

  • Symptoms:Headache, dizziness, eyes irritated, nausea feeling


Scenario highway cargo tank overturned1

Scenario - Highway cargo tank overturned

Isopropyl alcohol = Isopropanol


Household products database http householdproducts nlm nih gov

Household Products Databasehttp://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov

June 2005: 1,000 new products to be added for a total of 6,000


Household products database

Household Products Database

Select Category:

Deodorant

Select Type:

Deodorant/

Antiperspirant

combination

Select Brand:

Arrid Extra Dry


Household products brand information

Household Products:Brand Information

Brand Information

Manufacturer

Health Effects

Handling/Disposal

Ingredients


Household products health effects

Household Products:Health Effects


Household products ingredients

Household Products:Ingredients


Household products chemical information

Household Products:Chemical Information


Haz map an occupational health database

Haz-Map:An Occupational Health Database

Links jobs and hazardous tasks to occupational diseases, symptoms, & agents


Haz map an occupational health database1

Haz-Map:An Occupational Health Database

Search example:Potential causes of dizziness and chest tightness in farmers


Haz map organophosphate pesticide poisoning in farm workers

Haz-Map: Organophosphate pesticide poisoning in farm workers


Haz map organophosphate pesticide poisoning in farm workers1

Haz-Map: Organophosphate pesticide poisoning in farm workers


Toxnet http toxnet nlm nih gov

TOXNET http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov

Search Alldatabases forthe effects of TCE on children


Hazardous substances data bank hsdb search results

Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) Search Results


Hsdb tce record information on children

HSDB TCE Record:Information on Children

Human Health Effects

Emergency Medical Treatment

Environmental Fate/Exposure

Environmental Standards & Regulations

Chemical/Physical Properties


Toxline

TOXLINE

New Default:

Search TOXLINE Core and

TOXLINE Special simultaneously


Toxline results

TOXLINE Results

Two windows appear; one for Core and one for Special


Coming soon new look for toxnet

Coming Soon: New Look for TOXNET


Chemidplus

ChemIDplus

Search screen similar to other TOXNET databases


Chemidplus spellchecker

ChemIDplus Spellchecker


Chemidplus search results

ChemIDplus Search Results

Other Resources or “Locators” for TCE (tricholoroethylene)


Chemidplus locators

ChemIDplus Locators

Link directly to the NIOSH Pocket Guide Record for TCE


Chemid advanced structure and chemical physical property search

ChemID Advanced: Structure and Chemical/Physical Property Search


Chemid advanced structure and chemical physical property search1

ChemID Advanced: Structure and Chemical/Physical Property Search


Nlm environmental health listservs

NLM Environmental Health Listservs

What’s new from NLM’s Environmental Health and Toxicology Program

Environmental health issues in the news


For more information on your health and the environment

For More Information on your Healthand the Environment

Contact:

Specialized Information Services

National Library of Medicine

[email protected]

http://sis.nlm.nih.gov


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