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Health Resources on Pregnant Women in Disasters and Emergencies

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This site is a compendium of resources related to medical and public health issues of pregnant and breastfeeding women in disasters and emergencies. Links are provided to both journal articles and to other documents and materials that may be useful in preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery activities. Resources are national or international in scope. The intent of this compendium is to consolidate the multitude of resources available across a variety of organizations, Web sites, databases and training sites, making the search for relevant materials simpler and more direct.

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Databases

Disaster LitSM: The Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Disaster Lit is a compilation of information resources on disaster medicine and public health, disaster management and clinical aspects related to both emergency and public health preparedness collected from a wide variety of sources.

PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine
PubMed comprises over 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.

LactMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine
The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

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Resources by Topic

This section contains links to biomedical journal articles indexed in PubMed and to non-commercially published documents and resources which have been evaluated and included in Disaster Lit, a database of links to disaster medicine and public health documents freely available on the Internet. Searchers of information about pregnant women and disasters can start with the pre-formulated searches of PubMed and Disaster Lit provided below, or go directly to those databases and construct a unique search.

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Organizations and Agencies

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