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Pharmacy School Research Guide: Drug Information
Learn how to use databases like PubMed and ClinicalKey to find guidelines, or find links to guidelines through society websites..
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Online Resources for finding Primary Literature
PubMed LinkOutSearch MEDLINE for biomedical literature. Includes links to MCW Libraries' journal subscriptions. This is the new PubMed interface.
Cochrane LibraryCollection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups. (HTA).
ScopusCitation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Covers the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities from over 5,000 international publishers.
CINAHLCumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health database provides coverage of nursing and allied health related literature. More than 3,100 journals are indexed and full text is available for nearly 580 journals.
Online Resources for Tertiary Information
Lexicomp Online (MCW Only)Get quick access to drug information, lab and diagnostic procedures, diseases and conditions, patient education and more. Includes add-on access to Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference. Web-based MCW only subscription sponsored by the School of Pharmacy.
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide (FH/MCW only)Provides current, authoritative, comprehensive information on anti-microbial agents, infectious diseases, and commonly-encountered pathogens. Froedtert/ MCW subscription funded by Froedtert Health. Use only Froedtert and MCW work email addresses to register for an account.
UpToDateClinical information resource designed to provide health care professionals concise, practical answers needed at the point of care.
Natural MedicinesProvides comprehensive information about dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies. Subscription sponsored by the School of Pharmacy.
ClinicalKeySept 1 ClinicalKey Security Upgrade Featuring topic pages, books, journals, medical and procedural videos, millions of images, content from First Consult, and much more. Account registration required for access to book PDFs, Presentation Maker, and other features.
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AccessPharmacyComprehensive resource for pharmacy education and practice including books, multimedia, drug database, drug therapy cases, study tools, and more. Subscription sponsored by the School of Pharmacy.
AccessMedicineAccess more than 100 medical titles, thousands of images and illustrations, videos, interactive self-assessment, cases, drug information, and time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. AHFS Drug Information® 2016 58th ed. Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2016.
Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy
Print: Stacks - QV 704 R388 2013
Remington JP, Allen LV Jr. Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy (2 vols). 22nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Pharmaceutical Press; 2013. Note: Course director decided to use the 22e rather than the upcoming 23e.
Pharmacology and Therapeutics Texbooks
Applied Therapeutics: the Clinical Use of Drugs
Print: Froedtert Stacks - WB 330 A651 2009
Koda-Kimble MA. Applied Therapeutics: the Clinical Use of Drugs. 9th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
Katzung BG, ed. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology. 14th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2018.
Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 13th Edition
Brunton LL, Hilal-Dandan R, Knollmann BC, eds. Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 13th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2018.
Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach
DiPiro JT. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 10th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2017.
Special Resource: Complimentary & Alternative Medicine