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Specialized Information Services Division 2007 MLA Update May 22, 2007 Marti Szczur Acting Associate Director.

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1 Specialized Information Services Division 2007 MLA Update May 22, 2007 Marti Szczur Acting Associate Director

2 SIS Product/Services Toxicology & Environmental Health Information Chemical Information Directory of Health Organizations Outreach Activities HIV/AIDS Information

3 provide core toxicology and environmental health information resources and services provide core toxicology and environmental health information resources and services facilitate access to toxicology and environmental health information facilitate access to toxicology and environmental health information Toxicology and Environmental Health Program

4 New and Improved Environmental Health Resources REMM: Radiation Event Medical Management Tool went live in March 2007 … 559,000 hits in March WISER – 20+ radionuclides and RAD tools coming June 2007 TOXNET –HSDB – 20+ radionuclides, total of xxx hazardous substance records –Unified TOXLINE –LactMed: added 50+ drugs, so 556 total Tox Town – Port Scene added Tox Town – Port Scene added TOXMAP – Superfund sites and health demographics added; plus new look for maps Household Products – Home Office products added (7,000 total) Haz–Map – 200+ chemicals added – 1463 agents and 212 occupational diseases ToxMystery- resource for kids now has stand-alone CD and lesson plans

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6 Radiological Event Medical Management (REMM)

7 External and Internal Contamination Animations demonstrating the concepts of external and internal contamination

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10 Dirty Bomb - Contamination

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14 REMM Dose Estimator and Treatment

15 Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB): Ionizing Radiation Ionizing Radiation Series added (including 20+ radionuclides)

16 WISER Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders Information on over 420 substances tailored for emergency responders Information on over 420 substances tailored for emergency responders Assist in identifying unknown substances Assist in identifying unknown substances Emergency treatment and containment information Emergency treatment and containment information New additions (coming soon) New additions (coming soon) 20 radionuclides20 radionuclides DOT Emergency Response Guidelines are integratedDOT Emergency Response Guidelines are integrated Categorization supported Categorization supported

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19 … from 2007 responders I'm actively spreading the gospel about this wonderful program …by the way the National Disaster Office in Trinidad and Tobago just completed training for their personnel on the WISER program. Barbados Fire Service Thanks for your work, this is undoubtedly the best data program for emergency response work I have seen in my 25+ years of hazardous materials response work in the private sector. Safety Officer Little Rock, Arkansas I recommend WISER to any and all because of the confidence that I feel while using it. Halifax Naval Training Officer I am a fan of WISER which reposes on the desktop of my laptop ! New Zealand Chemical Industry Council member As a firefighter/paramedic I use it often in determining hazards and risks. F ort Worth Texas Firefighter

20 Coming … Rad Support

21 Coming … more features

22 Two Parts of TOXLINE Merged

23 Drugs and Lactation Database LactMed Database on the possible effects of over 500 drugs on breastfeeding (50+ drugs added in 2007) Updated

24 LactMed Results Includes summary of use during lactation, drug levels in breastmilk and effects on breastfed infants References have links to PubMed

25 New Port Scene Algae Blooms Algae Blooms Beach Beach Cruise Ship Cruise Ship Septic Systems Septic Systems Fish Farms Fish Farms Tox Town - Port Scene

26 TOXMAP Environmental Health e-Maps Toxics Release Inventory (EPA)Toxics Release Inventory (EPA) Superfund Sites (Hazardous Waste Sites) Superfund Sites (Hazardous Waste Sites) Cancer and other disease mortality data Cancer and other disease mortality data Demographic data Demographic data

27 Superfund Sites

28 Health and Demographic Data

29 Household Products Database NEW ! 2007 Update New: Home Office Category coming soon Over 7,000 products

30 ToxMystery

31 Also … Quick Tours Teacher Resources ListServs and RSS feed

32 Quick Tours Quick Tour (overview) of NLMs environmental health and toxicology resources Importing TOXLINE Citations into a Reference Manager Program Basics of searching the Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)

33 Teacher Resources Introducing Tox Town: Tox Town Video Tox Town Powerpoint Slides NLM Resources for Science Teachers: Flyer Powerpoint Slides TOXMAP Teacher Resources ToxMystery Teacher Resources

34 Keeping up in Environmental Health Whats new from NLMs Environmental Health and Toxicology Program SIS Listserv and RSS feed

35 In the works or drawing table… Drug Portal – NLM drug information web page Dietary Supplements Database – prototype is under review with approx 1,000 products Pill Image Database – pilot being developed in collaboration with VA

36 Drug Information Portal

37 Dietary Supplements Database

38 Pill Image Database Photos of VAs solid pill formulary (xxxx pills NLM Partnership with Veterans Adminstration

39 SIS Product/Services HIV/AIDS Information

40 AIDSInfo en español: InfoSIDA

41 InfoSIDA: Treatment, prevention, and research information on HIV/AIDS

42 SIS Product/Services Outreach Activities

43 Outreach Activities

44 Sacred Root Native American Internship Program –Learn about NLM and NN/LM –Improve access to health information in their communities Five sets of interns since 2002 –Three-Affiliated Tribes, North Dakota –Nez Perce Tribe, Idaho –Native Hawaiians –Navajo Nation, Arizona –Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma Two interns from each tribe –Health professional –IT specialist

45 Chickasaw Health Information Center - CHIC Partners –Indian owned local business –Tribal government –Tribal health system Mobile kiosk Two stationary workstations in staffed room Information Rx Physician, nurse, provider online training Community outreach

46 Refugee Health Information Network – RHIN

47 For More Information on Specialized Information Services Contact: Marti Szczur


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