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NLM Resources on Poison Control

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Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)

Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicological data and other information on chemicals
  • Excerpts from published literature on poison control information may be found in the Emergency Medicine Treatment (data from Micromedex- PoisIndex) section

TOXLINE - TOXicology Literature OnLINE

References from the toxicology literature, including MEDLINE/PubMed and meeting abstracts

Pillbox

Rapid identification of unknown tablets/capsules using physical features and images

Household Products Database

Safety and health information for products used in and around the home

LactMed - Drugs and Lactation Database

Includes maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on infants, and alternate drugs to consider

LiverTox

Information on liver injury caused by drugs, herbals and dietary supplements, including diagnosis, management and a registry of clinical case reports

More NLM Resources for Professionals

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Drug Information Portal

Information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. Mobile version

MEDLINE/PubMed Toxicology Subset

References from biomedical journals. The subset improves searching for articles about toxicology

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More NLM Resources for the Public and Students

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ToxMystery

Provides a fun experience while teaching about household chemical hazards. For children from 7-11 years old

MedlinePlus

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