Following are some Toxicology Links we thought might be of interest. If you would like to see other links presented, or one or more of these links no longer work, please let the webmaster know.
- Professional Organizations
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
Canadian Society of Forensic Science (CSFS)
Forensic Science Society
International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology
Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT)
The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT)
- Government and Literature Databases
Health Canada Drug Product Database
[Information on ~20,000 drug products marketed in Canada (eg. brand names, DIN,
Company, ingredient(s) etc.) Note: searches by company, drug product or DIN. Does
NOT search by generic name].
[US National Library of Medicine search service to access ~9 million MEDLINEŽ
[Sponsored by US National Library of Medicine - allows one to do a toxicology data
search (factual info related to toxicity/hazards of chemicals) and toxicology literature
- Medicine/Pharmacy Sites Web Sites
Martindales Health Science Guide
[US private site (Jim Martindale: main author) with co-contributors (eg. National
Institute of Health, National Science Foundation)- multidisciplinary health care
site with: >55,000 teaching files; >126,000 medical cases; >1055 multimedia
courses/textbook listings; >1400 multimedia tutorials].
Ottawa Hospital Drug Information Service
[Extensive site which allows one to search numerous drug information databases and
[US-based medical site with easy access to MEDLINE; requires user name and
RxList - The Internet Drug Index
[Drug database searchable by generic or brand names. Note: US site (does not deal with
brand names that are exclusively Canadian].
Glasgow Area Drug Information Service
[Extensive drug information database (links to journals, web sites. Pharmacopeias,
patient education info, bibliographic databases, etc.]
[Diverse site: dictionary, practice guidelines, cases, conference reviews, etc].
Selected Internet Resources for Pharmacists
new link needed
[Resources guide with links to other sites eg. standards of practice, evaluation
criteria for Internet information resources].
- Alternate & Herbal Medicine Sites
Herbal Materia Medica
[Provides information on over 150 natural products, eg. habitat, collection, part
used, constituents, actions, indications, dosage]
[Contains a Plant and Herb Index, and indexes of recipes and poisons].
Dog Pile Meta-Search Engine
[A particularly fast and useful approach to searching the web].
[Useful private web site: general forensics, multiple links, lists of experts
Clinical Toxicology Reviews
[Published by Massachusetts Poison Control System. Provides overviews of
selected drugs, solvents, toxins, etc. (chemistry, clinical pharmacology,
pharmacokinetics, clinical toxicology, management of overdose, references].
[For general public. Contains street drug reference guide and other Internet
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
[Extensive resource for general public and health care professionals; a service of
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)].
John Scott Library
[Local University of Alberta Library].
Vaults of Erowid and PiHKAL
[Amazing detail on various phenylalkanes (amphetamines)]
Forensic Nursing Career
[Information on a Forensic Nursing Career]