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List places to find General Drug Information

American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) Drug Information

Drug Information Handbook (LexiComp)

Drug Topics: Red Book (includes ave wholesale price (AWP) and suggested retail price. Useful to determine pdt presentations (eg dosage form, strength and package size) and availability

Facts and Comparisons

Food and Drug Admin: Drugs Home Page (www.fad.gov/Drugs)

Food and Drug Admin: Drugs@FDA
(www.accessdata.fad.gov/scripts/cider/drugsatfda

Micromedex

National Library of Medicine (NLM): Dailymed
dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed

National Library of Medicine (NLM): Drug Information Portal
druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal

Physician's Desk Reference (PDR)
(Collecting of pdt package inserts)

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List places to find General Medical Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc.gov

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov

Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics

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List places to find Consumer Medical and Drug Information

Centers for Dx Control and Prevention (CDC): Dx and Conditions
www.cdc.gov/diseasescondition

Food and Drug Administration: Consumer page
www.fda.gov/ForConsumers

National Institutes of Health: MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

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List places to find Information on Medication Safety

Food and Drug Administration: Drug Safety Communications
www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety

Food and Drug Administration: Medication Guides
www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm085729.htm

Food and Drug Administration: MedWatch
www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch

Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
www.ismp.org

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List places for Reporting Adverse Drug Reactions

FDA's MedWatch Program (AERS, for drugs/devices)
www.fda.gov/medwatch or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088)

Vaccines: FDA's VAERS

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List places for Reporting Medical Errors

In Hospital
P&T committee, staff meetings, medication safety committee

In any setting
ISMP's Medication Errors Reporting Program (MERP)

FDA's MedWatch

MedMARx program

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List places to find Drug Interactions

Drug Interaction Facts

Hansten and Horn's Drug Interactions Analysis and Mgt

Micromedex

LexiComp Online Database

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List places to find IV Stability/Compatibily

AHFS Drug Information

King's Guide

Micromedex

Package Inserts

Trissels's Handbook on Injectable Drugs

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List places to find Compounding and Manufacturing information

Allen's Compounded Formulations

Handbook on Extemporaneous Formulations

International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding

Pediatric Drug Formulations

Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy

Trissel's stability of Compounded Formulations

US Pharmacopoeia National Formulary (USP-NF)

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List places to find information about Drug Identification

Facts and Comparisons

Ident-A-Drug

Micromedex: IDENTIDEX

Mosby's Drug Handbook

Physician's Desk Reference (PDR)

National Library of Medicine (NLM): PillBox
pillbox.nlm.nih.gov

United States Pharmacopoeia Drug Information (USPDI)

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List places to find information about Foreign Drug Identification

Diccionario de Especialiades Farmaceuticas (printed in Spanish)

European Drug Index

International Drug Directory (Index Nominum)

Martindales

Micromedex

USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names

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List places to find information about Natural Pdt/Alternative Medicine

Micromedex

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Natural Standard

PDR for Herbal Medicines

The Complete German Commission E Monograph (quite outdated, no updates since 1994)

US Pharmacopoeia

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List places to find information about Travel Medicine

Centers for Dx Control and Prevention (CDC): Travelers' Health
www.cdc.gov/travel

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers (IAMAT)
www.iamat.org

Travel Medicine Advisor at http://www.travelmedicineadviaor.com/

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List places to find information about Pregnancy and Lactation

Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession

Briggs' Drugs in Preg and Lactation

Centers for Dx Control and Prevention (CDC): Medications and Preg
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/pregnancy_gateway/meds/index.html

Medications and Mothers' Milk (Hales) at http://www.medsmilk.com/

Micromedex

National Library of Medicine (NLM): LactMed
toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT

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List places to find information about Women's Health

Centers for Dx Control and Prevention (CDC): Women's Health
www.cdc.gov/women

Dept of Health and Human Services: Womenshealth.gov
www.womenshealth.gov

Food and Drug Administration: For Women
www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen

National Health of Medicine (NLM): Women's health
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/womenshealth.html

World Health Organization (WHO): Women's health
www.who.int/topics/womens_health/en

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List places to find information about Geriatrics

Food and Drug Admin: Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults
www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/ucm163959.htm

Geriatric Dosage Handbook (LexiComp)

National Institutes of Health: Senior Health
nihseniorhealth.gov

The Ametican Geriatrics Society (AGS) Guidelines & Recommendation
www.americangeriatrics.org/health_care_professionals/clinical_practice/clinical_guidelines_recommendations

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List places to find information about Pediatrics

AHFS Drug Information

Centers for Dx Control & Prevention (CDC): Vaccines & Immunizations
www.cdc.gov/vaccines

Harriet Lane Handbook

Micromedex

Nelson: Textbook of Pediatrics

Neofax

Pediatric Dosage Handbook (LexiComp)

Pediatric Injectable Drugs (ASHP)

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List places to find information on Psychiatry

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs

DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fifth edition)

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List places to find information on Pharmcology

Applied Therapeutics: The Clinical Use of Drugs (Koda-Kimble)

Drugs of Choice from the Medical Letter

Goodman and Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics

Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs (OTC)

Pharmacist's Letter

Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach (DiPiro)

Sanford Guide (for ID)

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List places to find information on Pharmceutics

Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients

Merck Index

Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy

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List places to find information on Guidelines

National Guideline Clearinghouse
www guideline.gov

Select Key Guidelines
-National Cholesterol Education Project Adult Tx Panel (NCEP ATP 3), Cholesterol
-Joint National Commission (JNC) 8 and American Heart Association (AHA) Update, HTN
-American Diabetes Assoc (ADA) Clinical Practice Recommendations and America Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology Consensus Statement (AACE), Diabetes
-CHEST guidelines for anti thrombotic therapy

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List places to find information on Clinical Trials

National Institutes of Health: ClinicalTrials.gov
www.clinicaltrials.gov

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List places to find information on Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

American Diabetes Association (ADA)
www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association (AHA)
www.heart.org/HEARTORG

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
www.asco.org

Infectious Dx Society of America (IDSA)- http://www.idsociety.org/

National Library of Medicine (NLM): Organizations
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/organizations/all_organizations.html

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List places to find information on Pharmacy Organizations

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)
www.amcp.org

American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
www.accp.com

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
www.pharmacist.com

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
www.ashp.org

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Where do you go for Literature Search?

Excerpta Medica (EMBASE)

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (IPA)

National Library of Medicine (NLM): PubMed
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

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Miscellaneous Resources

National Library of Medicine (NLM): Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites
www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile

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List places to find information about Legislative and Business Developments

The Pink Sheet

Pharmacist's Letter

FDA Website

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What's INN?

International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances

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What's NDC?

National Drug Code (NDC) is the universal pdt identifier for human drugs

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