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2010 MAY–JUNE No. 374
June 14, 2010 [posted]

New App for the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER®)

[Editor's Note: This is a reprint of an announcement published on NLM-Tox-Enviro-Health-L, an e-mail announcement list available from the NLM Division of Specialized Information Services. To subscribe to this list, please see the NLM-TOX-ENVIRO-HEALTH-L Join, Leave, or Change Options page.]

The NLM® WISER, is now available as an app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. WISER is also compatible with the iPad.

WISER is a tool that assists emergency responders with hazardous material (hazmat) incidents. WISER provides a wide range of information on chemical, biological, and radiological agents, including substance identification, physical characteristics, human health and emergency medical treatment information, and containment and suppression assistance.

Content and functionality of this application will be enhanced in the coming months and a WISER for Blackberry® version is also coming soon.

WISER is also available as a stand-alone application for Microsoft Windows® PCs, Windows Mobile devices, Palm® OS PDAs, and via the Web as WebWISER. See the WISER homepage for more information.

Notices of WISER updates and news are available by joining the WISER e-mail list.

New App for the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER®). NLM Tech Bull. 2010 May-Jun;(374):e17.