GEN Exclusives

More »

Best Science Apps

More »
Oct 01, 2012 (Vol. 32, No. 17)

Emergency Toxicology

URL:bit.ly/HHGDG3
  • Easy to navigate, useful information
  • None
Platform: iPhone  
Cost: Free

Targeted for students of medicine, the Emergency Toxicology is an incredibly useful educational resource. Covering many different classes of compounds related to the field of toxicology—such as common overdoses, antidotes, pregnancy exposures, and nontoxic ingestions—the app provides users with terse and pertinent information. For example, one may select a specific antidote compound to read about its biological mechanism, indications, dose information, and a list of complications/challenges. The app is easy to navigate and simply presented. The text is understandable, but certainly written for an audience familiar with basic medical/scientific terminology. The Emergency Toxicology app could therefore also appeal to scientists who are curious about the biological mechanisms or medical importance of commonly encountered compounds.

  • Key:
  • Strong Points
  • Weak Points
  • Ratings:
  • Excellent
  • Very Good
  • Good

*The opinions expressed are solely those of the author(s) and should not be construed as reflecting the viewpoints of the publisher, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., the publishing house, or employees and affiliates thereof.

Jobs

GEN Jobs powered by HireLifeScience.com connects you directly to employers in pharma, biotech, and the life sciences. View 40 to 50 fresh job postings daily or search for employment opportunities including those in R&D, clinical research, QA/QC, biomanufacturing, and regulatory affairs.
 Searching...

Unable to get Jobs Listings.

More »

GEN Poll

More » Poll Results »

Biosimilars

Compared to the original biologics, do you think biosimilars run the risks of being less effective and causing more side effects?