LactMed and Livertox
The purpose of this NNLM Resource Picks presentation is to familiarize participants with the drug toxicity resources LactMed and Livertox available online from the National Library of Medicine. The live session will include an overview and search demonstrations for each database. LactMed contains information on drugs, dietary supplements, and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers might be exposed. It includes information on the levels of those substances in breast milk and infant blood, as well as possible adverse effects in a nursing infant. LiverTox provides information about drug induced liver injury caused by prescription and nonprescription drugs, herbals and dietary supplements.
- Presenter: James E. Knoben, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA serves as Drug Information Consultant in the Specialized Information Services Division, National Library of Medicine. He provides expert advice to NLM with respect to drug-related databases and serves as the NLM editor for LactMed and LiverTox.
- Presenter: Philip O. Anderson, Pharm.D., FCSHP, FASHP is the author of LactMed and a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Pharmacy at the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences where he heads the course on drug information.
To join the session
Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: 3:00pm, Eastern Standard Time
To join the training session
1. Go to https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=ta7e4c7e2fa2ed9a2712e729b772fb069
2. Enter your name and email address (or registration ID).
3. Enter the session password: picks.
4. Click "Join Now".
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