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Drug Databases

  • AIDS - HIV - ăGIS - Considered the largest AIDS/HIV database in the world. Free Access to AIDSLINE, the AIDS news database, and an online library.

  • Antibiotic Guide - Medical College of Wisconsin. - Educational tool for antibiotic usage designed for health professionals Features treatment recommendations for common infections

  • DiscoveryHealth.com's Drug Resource Center - Check out this collection of drug resources, including news articles, patient recommendations and FDA alerts provided by the Discovery Channel.

  • Drug Data Base - Drugs listed by name or function, with details of their chemical composition, physical properties and UV spectrum.

  • Drug InfoNet - Resource for professional or consumer. With searchable database, medication FAQs and drug manufacturer information.

  • Free Medicine Program Information - This site provides free information on free prescription medicine programs run by US drug manufacturers.

  • GlaxoWellcome - Pharmacology Guide - The Pharmacology Guide is a quick reference guide to most of the important terms and concepts of pharmacology. It is not a substitute for standard textbooks, but it will act as an aide-memoire for the student who encounters the terms in the scientific literature or in exam revision.

  • HIV Drug Development - Antiviral Agents Bulletin - The Antiviral Agents Bulletin ceased publication in March 2003. This site is archived (no longer updated). The online database covers from late 1990-Oct. 2002.

  • Interactions and Reactions - Details of the interaction mechanisms and effects of the major classes of drugs. With warnings of high risk combinations.

  • MedicineNet - Offers medical articles for users from physicians and other medical professionals. Learn about illnesses and diseases, treatments, and drugs.

  • Merck Manual - Manual of diagnosis and therapy covering most disorders, describing symptoms, common clinical procedures, and drug treatment.

  • NCI Drug Information System - National Cancer Institute provides this collection of 3D structures for over 400,000 drugs.

  • Nursing Drug Reference Center - Accompanies the PDR Nurses' Handbook. Access the drug database index, purchase dosage calculation products, or find drug updates and alerts.

  • Rx-List Internet Drug Index - First stop for finding informative reports about almost any drug. Lists over 4,000 drugs and common side effects.

  • Top 200 Prescriptions - List of the 200 most popular US pharmaceuticals. Includes brand name, manufacturer, and generic name.

Selected Publications:

Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2005
by Billie Ann Wilson, Margaret T. Shannon, Carolyn L. Stang
This comprehensive guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug administration information in a quickly accessible format. The fully revised 2005 edition includes the latest drugs approved by the FDA. This is the only drug guide to include Prototype Drugs for easier learning. Also included are Drug Interactions that include food and herbal interactions, Geriatric and Pediatric Dosing Guidelines that include infants and neonates, complete IV Preparation and Administration information, Adverse Effects organized by body system, Administration Information organized by route, as well as a comprehensive Companion Website - www.prenhall.com/drugguides - that provides access to the most up-to-date drug information. Nursing Implications are highlighted throughout.
Hardcover: 1872 pages
Publisher: Prentice Hall; Bk&CD-Rom edition (May 13, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN: 0131194763

2005 Physicians' Desk Reference
by Medical Economics, Physicians
The Authoritative Source of FDA-Approved Information on Prescription Drugs.
Physicians have turned to PDR® for the latest word on prescription drugs for 59 years! Today, PDR is considered the standard prescription drug reference and can be found in virtually every physician's office, hospital and pharmacy in the United States. In fact, nine out of ten doctors consider PDR their most important reference source. The 59th edition is more than 3,000 pages—our most comprehensive edition ever!
The 2005 PDR also includes important information on how authorized prescribers (including U.S.-based MDs, DOs, Dentists, NPs, PAs, Nurse Midwives, Nurse Anesthetists, and Clinical Nurse Specialists in full-time patient practice and medical students and residents) can access:
- mobilePDR, PDR's abbreviated drug information database for PDR applications
- drug information on PDR.net
Due to the importance of having current drug information, the PDR Electronic Library has a two year useful life. The software and data on this CD will expire on 12/31/06.
Publisher: Thomson Healthcare; 59th Bk&Cr edition (November 30, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN: 1563634988

Quick Look Drug Book 2005
by Leonard L. Lance
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (January 1, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN: 0781753902

Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, & Biologicals
by Maryadele J. O'Neil, Ann Smith, Patricia E. Heckelman, Susan Budavari, Merck
This is the new edition of a standard reference for chemists, biochemists, pharmacists, and related professionals. It contains 10,000-plus monographs. About 4,000 of the entries cover drugs and pharmaceuticals, 2,000 describe common organic chemicals and laboratory reagents, another 2,000 cover naturally occurring substances and plants, 1,000 focus on the elements and on inorganic chemicals, and approximately 1,000 pertain to compounds of agricultural significance.
Hardcover: 2564 pages
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 13th edition (October, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN: 0911910131

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