Pharmacology Resources for Healthcare Professionals


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Physicians and healthcare professionals need accessible, up-to-date resources on the latest drugs available to treat their patients. From quick-reference guides to comprehensive desk references, LWW publishes a variety of pharmacology resources designed to help medical professionals provide the very best care. In this presentation, we offer a look at the latest pharmacology resources for medical professionals.

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Pharmacology Resources for Healthcare Professionals

  1. 1. Pharma Guides:Pharmacology Resources forMedical Professionals
  2. 2. 2Go-To Pharmacology ResourcesPhysicians and healthcare professionals everywhere need up-to-dateinformation about the latest drugs available to treat their patients – andthey need that information fast.This is why LWW publishes a suite of thoughtfully designed pharmaresources every year.Most recent titles include:Quick Look Drug Book 2013American Drug Index 2013Drug Facts and Comparisons 2014Pharmacology for Health ProfessionalsIn this presentation, we’ll take a closer look at each pharma resource.
  3. 3. 3Quick Look Drug Book 2013The Quick Look Drug Book provides medical professionals with a “quick look” atthousands of commonly used drugs, their therapeutic indications, dosageinformation and more.This must-have pharma resource includes:An alphabetical list of conditions and diseases and the drugs used to treat themNew drugs approved by the FDA in 2012Chemotherapy Acronyms and RegimensThorough information for each drug, including:— Brand names and generic counterparts— Canadian counterparts— Synonyms— Sound-Alike/Look-Alike Issues— FDA-Recommended "Tall Man" Lettering— Pronunciation Guide— Therapeutic Category— Use— Usual Dosage— Dosage Forms
  4. 4. 4American Drug Index 2013The American Drug Index provides an exhaustive resource for physiciansand health professionals. In it, approximately 22,000 brand name,generic and OTC drugs are listed and cross-referenced, providing acomprehensive dictionary style pharma resource.Each listing includes:Drug strength, composition and usageDosage form and schedulePackaging informationDrug pronunciationsTall Man letteringLaboratory valuesChemotherapy regimensManufacturer and distributor listings
  5. 5. 5Drug Facts and Comparisons 2014Drug Facts and Comparisons is an extensive resource of more than 22,000prescription and 6,000 OTC drugs grouped by therapeutic category. Thisformat allows physicians and healthcare professionals to compare drugs,their indications, interactions, contraindications, warnings andprecautions.It includes:More than 3,000 charts and comparative tablesAppendix of treatment guidelinesDrug manufacturer/distributor listCanadian Trade Name IndexInteractive CD-ROM with more than 10,000 color images, which allowsusers to:— Search by drug name, imprint, NDC code, color, shape, manufacturer,coating, scoring, clarity and flavor
  6. 6. 6Pharmacology for Health ProfessionalsMore a text book than a desk reference, Pharmacology for HealthProfessionals provides students and professionals alike with anintroduction to pharmacological concepts. This full-color text providesinsight into the actions, indications, contradictions, and adverse effectsof drug classes.Pharmacology for Health Professionals includes:Drug Tables with current drug informationNew chapters on math review andcomplementary and alternative medicineOnline student resources, including animations,interactive review questions, and new reviewmodules from Lippincotts Illustrated Tutorialsand Case StudiesOnline teaching resources
  7. 7. 7Connect with LWWStay up to date on all of LWW’s healthcare resources by following us onsocial media.
  8. 8. 8About Lippincott Williams & WilkinsLippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisherof trusted content delivered in innovative ways to practitioners,professionals and students to learn new skills, stay current on theirpractice, and make important decisions to improve patient care andclinical outcomes. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leadingglobal provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-caresolutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is partof Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information servicescompany with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).