National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulation) (FMCSA) (2018 Edition)

National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners – Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulation) (FMCSA) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners – Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulation) (FMCSA) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 The FMCSA proposes to establish and maintain a National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) and to require that all […]

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy, Human and Environmental Exposure Assessment, Innovative Medical Research at the Molecular Scale

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy, Human and Environmental Exposure Assessment, Innovative Medical Research at the Molecular Scale

This compendium of official government documents provides a thorough overview of the environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanotechnology. The same unique properties that characterize nanomaterials enabling new applications also carry potential risks to human health and the environment. To maximize benefits and minimize potential risks from nanotechnology, the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) agencies have […]

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Safety

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Safety

This book examines how regulatory and liability mechanisms have impacted upon product safety decisions in the pharmaceutical and medical devices sectors in Europe, the USA and beyond since the 1950s. Thirty-five case studies illustrate the interplay between the regulatory regimes and litigation. Observations from medical practice have been the overwhelming means of identifying post-marketing safety […]

Nuclear Weapon Accident Response Procedures (NARP) - Accident Site, Weapon Recovery, Site Remediation, Radiological Hazard and Safety, Medical Issues, Security, Public Affairs

Nuclear Weapon Accident Response Procedures (NARP) – Accident Site, Weapon Recovery, Site Remediation, Radiological Hazard and Safety, Medical Issues, Security, Public Affairs

This Manual provides a concept of operations as well as functional information necessary to execute a comprehensive and unified response to a nuclear weapon accident. It provides information for planners and response elements to understand the overall response concept and roles the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) […]

The Safety of Rubella Vaccine in Pregnancy (Commentary)

The Safety of Rubella Vaccine in Pregnancy (Commentary)

Vaccines can be broadly classified as live attenuated (replicating) and non-replicating. When live attenuated viral vaccines are inoculated the host should get infected before the immune system can respond adequately. Infection results in amplification of the virus and its antigens; the inoculated dose by itself does not contain sufficient antigenic mass for stimulating the immune […]