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WebWISER 4.5 Now Available from National Library of Medicine

Feb 09, 2014

The new release of the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders, WebWISER 4.5, integrates content from the Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) tool. Also, it updates the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) content to ERG's 2012 version. WebWISER is a system designed to assist emergency responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice. CHEMM integration brings the following new features to WISER:
  • New hospital provider and preparedness planner profiles, along with a customized home screen for all WISER profiles
  • Acute care guidelines for six known mass casualty agents/agent classes
  • The addition of a wealth of CHEMM reference material
  • CHEMM Intelligent Syndrome Tool (CHEMM-IST), a new help identify tool designed to diagnose the type of chemical exposure after a mass casualty incident
WebWISER 4.5 can be accessed from the "Latest News" section at wiser.nlm.nih.gov, where more information can be obtained.