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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. Premier portal for environmental health

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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

trends over time
Trends over Time

Triangles indicate net increase or decrease from 1987-2002

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

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

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

Search Alldatabases forthe effects of TCE on children

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

chemidplus
ChemIDplus

Search screen similar to other TOXNET databases

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

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

tehip@teh.nlm.nih.gov

http://sis.nlm.nih.gov