What's your poison?
TOXBASE is the database provided by the National Poisons Information Service of the United Kingdom for use by CPs, hospital pharmacists and hospital doctors to provide information on the toxicity, clinical features and up to date management of acute poisoning. The database provides in/ormation on industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, houselwld products, plants and 'uenomous animals or insects. The foUoUJing article discusses the database's design and development and some of the information technology involved.
Jones, A. L., Good, A. M. and Proudfoot, A. T. (1996). 'What's your poison?', Pharmacy in Practice, 6 (8), 280-282.