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Poisoning and Toxicology

TOXNET – U.S. National Library of Medicine

TOXNET provides a series of databases related to toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and toxic releases.


Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program

The Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program (TEHIP) website provides access to resources produced by it and by other U.S. government agencies and organizations, including links to databases, bibliographies, tutorials, and other scientific and consumer-oriented resources.


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Guidelines for Acute Chemical Exposures

The Medical Management Guidelines for Acute Chemical Exposures were developed by Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to aid emergency department physicians and other emergency healthcare professionals who manage acute exposures resulting from chemical incidents.


CDC Poisoning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention page on poisoning provides information mainly on statistics and in the prevention of events.


CDC Chemical Emergencies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention page on chemical hazards.


Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management

Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) was produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide resources for first responders, first receivers and other healthcare providers to deal with mass-casualty incidents involving chemicals.


Geneva Foundation – Free Medical Journals in Toxicology

The Geneva Foundation is an amazingly well organized directory of links organized by diseases and conditions mostly on gynecology and obstetrics. There is also an excellent link directory on free medical journals in all specialties, including Toxicology journals.


The Poison Review

The Poison Review provides a critical update and evaluation of recent scientific literature related to medical toxicology.


Life in the Fastlane – Toxicology Library

This website provides podcasts, tutorials, summaries and links to resources in the field of toxicology. Several other education resources in Emergency Medicine are also available.


Choosing Wisely – American College of Medical Toxicology and The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology

United States specialty societies representing more than 500,000 physicians developed lists of things physicians and patients should question in order to improve care and eliminate unnecessary tests and procedures.


AACT Position Statements

American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) Position Statements.


ACMT Position Statements

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) Guidance and Position Statements.


Medscape Reference – Toxicology (free registration is required)

Medscape Reference is a vast free medical resource with content in all medical specialties and including poisoning articles.


Merck Manual – General Principles of Poisoning

Merck Manual review text on the management of poisoning.


The AMEDEO Literature Guide – Poisoning

Weekly overview of recent publications on poisoning and toxicology.


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