Toxicology Links

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.

  1. Professional Organizations

    American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
    http://www.aafs.org

    Canadian Society of Forensic Science (CSFS)
    http://www.csfs.ca

    Forensic Science Society
    http://www.forensic-science-society.org.uk/

    International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology (IATDMCT)
    http://www.iatdmct.org

    Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT)
    http://www.soft-tox.org

    The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT)
    http://www.tiaft.org

  2. Government and Literature Databases

    Health Canada Drug Product Database
    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodpharma/databasdon/index-eng.php
    [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].

    PubMed
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed
    [US National Library of Medicine search service to access ~9 million MEDLINEŽ citations].

    TOXNET
    http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov
    [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 searches].

  3. Medicine/Pharmacy Sites Web Sites

    Martindale’s Health Science Guide
    http://www.martindalecenter.com/HSGuide.html
    [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
    http://www.asksam.com/ovrdis
    [Extensive site which allows one to search numerous drug information databases and bookmarks].

    MedConnect
    http://www.medconnect.com
    [US-based medical site with easy access to MEDLINE;  requires user name and password (free)].

    RxList - The Internet Drug Index
    http://www.rxlist.com
    [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
    http://www.gghbpharmacy.scot.nhs.uk/Hospitals/Southern/Drug%20Information.htm
    [Extensive drug information database (links to journals, web sites. Pharmacopeias, patient education info, bibliographic databases, etc.]

    Medscape Pharmacotherapy
    http://www.medscape.com/viewpublication/211
    [Diverse site: dictionary, practice guidelines, cases, conference reviews, etc].

    Selected Internet Resources for Pharmacists
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    [Resources guide with links to other sites eg. standards of practice, evaluation criteria for Internet information resources].

  4. Alternate & Herbal Medicine Sites

    Herbal Materia Medica
    http://www.healthy.net/clinic/therapy/herbal/herbic/herbs/index.html
    [Provides information on over 150 natural products, eg. habitat, collection, part used, constituents, actions, indications, dosage]

    Botanical.com
    http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/mgmh.html
    [Contains a Plant and Herb Index, and indexes of recipes and poisons].

  5. Miscellaneous

    Dog Pile Meta-Search Engine
    http://www.dogpile.com/index.html
    [A particularly fast and useful approach to searching the web].

    Zeno's Links
    http://forensic.to/forensic.htm
    [Useful private web site:  general forensics, multiple links, lists of experts world-wide].

    Clinical Toxicology Reviews
    http://www.maripoisoncenter.com/for-professionals/clinical-toxicology-reviews.html
    [Published by Massachusetts Poison Control System.  Provides overviews of selected drugs, solvents, toxins, etc. (chemistry, clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, clinical toxicology, management of overdose, references].

    Alcohol/Drug Helpline
    http://www.adhl.org
    [For general public.  Contains street drug reference guide and other Internet resources].

    National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
    http://www.health.org/index.htm
    [Extensive resource for general public and health care professionals; a service of SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)].

    John Scott Library
    http://www.library.ualberta.ca
    [Local University of Alberta Library].

    Vaults of Erowid and PiHKAL
    http://www.erowid.org/
    [Amazing detail on various phenylalkanes (amphetamines)]

    Forensic Nursing Career
    http://nursingschool.org/nursing-careers/specialties/forensics/
    [Information on a Forensic Nursing Career]