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Toxicological Data System CDR Gary Perlman, US Public Health Service Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry 7May2008 Toxicological Data System: PDAs Data System Overview PDA Overview Resources Usage Hardware/software Contacts Toxicological Data System: PDAs

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Toxicological Data System

CDR Gary Perlman, US Public Health Service

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

7May2008

toxicological data system pdas
Toxicological Data System: PDAs
  • Data System Overview
  • PDA Overview
  • Resources
  • Usage
  • Hardware/software
  • Contacts
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Toxicological Data System: PDAs
  • Developed shortly after 911 for field use w/out need for laptop or internet
  • Ready reference of toxicological emergency values
  • Used in USA, CA, FR
  • Used by USCG, EPA, others…
pda overview
PDA Overview
  • Icons are Programs
  • Programs Loadedby Tapping
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PDA Overview

Field Use

  • Assist - EPA (Chemical spills)
  • Inform - First Responders (share data)
  • Reply - to Citizen’s request at Meetings
  • Prepare - phone, fax, email list

Share data via infrared beam

resources
Resources
  • One database contains the following:
    • AEGLs (Exposure Guideline Levels)
    • ATSDR Toxicological Profiles (full text-172 chemicals)
    • ATSDR ToxFAQs (1 page summary-172 chemicals)
    • ATSDR Medical Management Guides for Acute Exposures to Chemicals MMGs (50 chemicals)
    • DOE PACs
    • EPA Risk Based Concentrations (RBC), Preliminary Remediation Goals (PRG)
    • EPA IRIS database (560 chemicals)
    • Occupation Levels
    • NIOSH RTECS: Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances
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Resources (cont.)
  • These resources are saved as individual databases:
    • AFRRI Medical Mgmt of Radiological Causalities
    • ATSDR Risk Communication Primer
    • DOT Emergency Response Guidebook, and Spills (as a stand alone database)
    • National Library of Medicine’s HSDB (Hazardous Substances Data Bank for 5,000 compounds)
    • USAMRIID Handbook Medical Mgmt of Biological Casualties
    • USAMRICD Handbook Medical Mgmt of Chemical Casualties
hardware
Hardware

256 MB SD card

SD card Reader/Writer

PDA with SD slot

software
Software

iSilo Document reader ($20) www.store.isilo.com

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Anthrax Decontamination, ClO2 Dec2007 – Danbury, CT
  • Containment Breach Scenario
  • What is IDLH (5ppm)
  • What is Community Level (0.001ppm)
databases
Databases

Every database is an iSilo “document”

The file you will use most is called: “Toxicological data for PDAs”

Other iSilo document include: HSDB, ERG2004, and Medical Management of… Biol, Chem, Rad Casualties; Risk Communication Primer; and Environmental Glossaries (English and Spanish)

usage
Usage

Tap the iSilo icon

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Usage

Tap on the database name to open it.

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Usage

Tap on the database name to open it.

This is the Emergency Response Guide

These are the Bio, Chem, Rad, Casualties Guides

This is the main database

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Toxicological Profiles

Hyper-Links from Table of Contents.

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Usage

Tap the iSilo icon

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Usage

Tap on the main database:

Toxicological data for PDAs

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Usage

Tap on Introduction

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Usage

Tap on Go to Topto return to the start page.

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Usage

Tap onTable of Contents

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Usage

Tap on the first character of the chemical (e.g. B)

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Usage

Tap on the first three characters of the chemical (e.g. Ben)

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Usage

Scroll UporDownto locate the chemical.

You can also tap and hold the stylus in the WHITE area to drag the page either up or down.

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Usage

Tap on the database (e.g. AEGL)

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Usage

Tap on the database name to open it.

This is the Emergency Response Guide

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Usage

Tap on the database name to open it.

Hazardous Substance DataBank

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Usage

To return to the Start Page (with the main table of contents), tap the Home icon.

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Usage

To go to the previous page, tap on the Left arrow.

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Usage

To close the database, tap on the X. Note: the next time you open the database, it will return to the location that was viewed when you tapped on the X. It is a good idea to always tap on the Home icon, then close the database.

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Usage

To search for text, tap on the magnifying glass icon.

backing up data
Backing-up Data
  • Place PDA in cradle
  • Connect to USB port on Computer
  • Press HotSync Button
updates
Updates

Insert the update CD.

Insert the 256MB SD card.

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Updates

Remove the 256MB SD card manually.

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Hardware

256 MB SD card

SD card Reader/Writer

PDA with SD slot

selecting a chemical
Selecting a Chemical
  • Start typing the initial letters for the chemical for which you seek information. Then click on the chemical name.
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Selecting a Chemical
  • All fields that are available for this chemical will be bolded, those fields unavailable will be shaded.
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Selecting a Chemical
  • Select the information from any category by clicking on the drop-down box, and selecting the title (e.g., Evidence for Carcinogenicity).
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Selecting a Chemical
  • The information is then listed in the main box to the right.
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Selecting a CASN
  • Start typing the numbers of the CASN for the chemical for which you seek information. Then click on the CASN that matches.
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Selecting a CASN
  • Select the category, and title.
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Selecting a CASN
  • The information will be displayed on the box to the right.
exporting data
Exporting Data
  • Click on the button labeled “Export Data” to save data for this chemical (you then will be asked for a file name and which fields to export).
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Exporting Data
  • Select the fields to export, then click on the button labeled “Export selected fields”).
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Exporting Data
  • In order to select all fields for exporting, click on the button labeled “Export all fields”.
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Exporting Data
  • Enter the file name for the exported data, then click on the button labeled “Save”.
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Exporting Data
  • A confirmation dialog box will be displayed confirming that the data were exported.
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PACs database (draft)

Select by chemical or CASN

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PACs database (draft)

Start typing chemical and select from list

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PACs database (draft)

Values are then displayed

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PACs database (draft)

Common units and molecular wt are displayed

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mg/m3

ppm

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PACs database (draft)

Click on the Definitions button for description.

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PACs database (draft)

The notes describe the basis for the each PAC.

e.g.,

TEEL-0 is based on PEL

PAC-1 is based on AEGL-1

PAC-2 is based on AEGL-2

PAC-3 is based on AEGL-3

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PACs database (draft)

Click Exit to quit

contact information
Contact Information

CDR Gary D. Perlman MPH, RS, EMT-B

ATSDR-New England,

US Public Health Service

Voice: 617-918-1492

Fax: 617-918-1494

Email: GAP6@CDC.GOV