11/06/2015 - !! Oooh. Drug page is KO !!

We do apologize. Our folks are working to fix that issue. Patterns page is OK. Please go to the Iphone or Ipad version, which are working perfectly. Any specific question, problem or issue? Leave us a message under 'Contact' and I will be p ...

22/05/2015 - Alerts. New drug casualties

1-2015: Reports describe acute respiratory failure and ARDS following inhalation of tainted marijuana (PMID 23466531) and synthetic cannabinoids (PMID 25541904) 2-ANCA-related dermal and deep-seated organ involvement from levamisole-tainted cocai ...

18/05/2015 - Is Pneumotoxtox up-to-date?

We update Pneumotox with the literature daily. You may complement Ptox by your own search on PubMed and the FDA AE reporting system. Do not hesitate to notify us anything we might have missed (click on 'Contact' on frontpage. Current figure ...

22/06/2014 - What and where is the evidence?

Evidence for causality wide-ranging. Often circumstantial and low-grade. A plethora of publications in low impact factor (IF) or even fake journals has emerged in the 2010s. Please check IF where in doubt. After careful reevaluation, some articles ...

03/09/2013 - Glossaries for street drugs

Lay names are poorly known to us, with new compounds and names still accrueing. Specific links that may accessed are: http://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/commonly-abused-drugs/commonly-abused-drugs-chart http://www.drugrehab.co.uk/street-drug- ...

26/05/2013 - The lung biopsy - The pathologists' community

Starting May of 2013, we are in the process of constructing a pathology booth for you (Patterns XV) ...

14/05/2013 - Diagnosing DIRD

Watch the ongoing construction of the checklist 'How to diagnose DIRD' with the particulars for each pattern or drug. Questions in the meantime? Please Email us and we will be pleased to answer quickly ...

20/02/2013 - Language

We chose to serve the global health providers community using the english. Nevertheless, a french translation appears in brackets (Fr:...) for each pattern. It is necessary to deactivate any automatic translation on your navigator while using Pneum ...

18/02/2013 - Veterinary science

Bleomycin, nitrosoureas, lipids, blood transfusion can also cause lung injury in pets, zoo animals, horses, birds and other animals. An updated list of drugs, patterns and species is available in our backoffice. Do not hesitate to contact us ...

21/01/2013 - We need your input!

Some aspects need improvement? Pneumotox does no fulfill your needs? Please us know, and we will do our best ...

21/01/2013 - Want to be on our mailing list?

Just contact us, so we will have your email ...

21/01/2013 - Pour les francophones (French-speaking users)

+++ Bien désactiver la fonction de traduction de votre navigateur. Sinon, traductions bizarres erratiques et non garanties, perte de certaines fonctions (merci au Dr Nathalie C 21.02.2013). Comme dans l'ancienne version de PTox, vou ...

31/10/2012 - Important: Utilization of Pneumotox data

Although the use of Pneumotox is free, its constitutive rules dictate that data extraction, duplication or excerpt beyond private or teaching purposes, or the use of Pneumotox data to build a software or diagnostic system must be agreed and validat ...

07/10/2012 - Association with or causation by drugs?

Notes of caution about the diagnosis of DIRD Drug-induced respiratory disease DIRD is a diagnosis of exclusion. Pneumotox is an aid to the diagnosis process In a patient with diffuse ILD or other DIRD patterns, other etiologic triggers or cause ...

03/10/2012 - What's in Pneumotox? How was it built and how it is maintained

Objectives: To provide health professionals with a free, quick-access, regularly updated and maintained database on DIRDs (and to a lesser extent on chemical-induced lung injury). Help speed-up the diagnostic process, as some DIRD can progress rapi ...

19/09/2012 - Pneumotox. A time-saver made easy

You can access Pneumotox from your Iphone, Ipad, laptop, computer, smartphone or android tablet (Though no specific version for tablets has been developed yet) You may browse search and access Pneumotox by drug names, and or by patterns ...

17/09/2012 - The new, weekly-updated Pneumotox is now available

New Pneumotox-beta a.k.a. V2.0 launched on September 17, 2012. Downloadable on Iphone and Ipad also for free. Accessible on Android and PC. Compared to V-1.0 features 190 more drugs (totalling 666), >200 patterns of involvement, a specific ...