Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation
(NCBI Bookshelf, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Department of Defense (DoD)-Health Affair)
MUSC only
American Hospital Formulary Service: Essentials and Drug Information
(Part of Lexicomp Online)
American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) is part of Lexi-Comp. AHFS is a tested and proven source of comparative and unbiased drug information.
Antiretroviral Resistance in Clinical Practice
(NCBI Bookshelf, Geretti, ed.)
MUSC only
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
(AccessMedicine, Katzung)
MUSC only
Bope and Kellerman: Conn's Current Therapy
(ClinicalKey, Bope)
MUSC only
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Psychiatry
(AccessMedicine, Ebert, Loosen & Nurcombe)
MUSC only
Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Pulmonary Medicine
(AccessMedicine, Hanley & Welsh)
MUSC only
Current Diagnosis & Treatment Obstetrics & Gynecology
(AccessMedicine, DeCherney & Nathan)
MUSC only
Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Cardiology
(AccessMedicine, Crawford)
MUSC only
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
(AccessMedicine, Tierney et al.)
This text is updated quarterly.
MUSC only
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Rheumatology
(AccessMedicine, Imboden, Hellmann & Stone)
MUSC only
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Surgery
(AccessMedicine, Way & Doherty)
Drug Class Reviews
(NCBI Bookshelf, Drug Effectiveness Review Project (DERP), Oregon Health & Science University)
Electronic Orange Book: Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Evaluations
Orange Book identifies drugs on the market that have been approved on the basis of safety and efficacy requirements instituted in 1962. Although the bioequivalence ratings are not binding under generic substitution laws, its primary purpose is to provide information to states regarding generic drugs as acceptable as candidates for substitution formularies.
Food Chemicals Codex Online
(U. S. Pharmacopeial Convention)
Food Chemicals Codex Online (FCC) is compendium of purity and quality standards for food ingredients.
MUSC only
Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
(Gale Virtual Reference Library)
MUSC only
Goodman & Gilman's the Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
(AccessMedicine, Gilman, Hardman & Limbird)
MUSC only
Harrison's Online
(AccessMedicine, Kasper et al.)
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. It includes daily updates and more.
MUSC only
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide (uCentral)
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide is being made available by the MUHA Drug Information Center.
Johns Hopkins HIV Guide (uCentral)
Johns Hopkins HIV Guide is being available by the MUHA Drug Information Center.
MedlinePlus: Herbs and Supplements
from MEDLINE Plus,consists of MedMaster™ from the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists and a subset of the Natural Standard Herbs and Supplements.
Merck Manuals Online Medical Library
(Merck Research Laboratories)
National Drug Code Directory
(U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research)
This resource serves as a universal product identifier for human drugs. It is limited to prescription drugs and a few selected OTC products
Other Patient Education Resources
Links to the MUSC Library's Patient Educator Resources.
MUSC only
Poisoning & Drug Overdose
(AccessMedicine, Olson, KR)
Preventing Medication Errors: Executive Summary
(Institute of Medicine)
This is a summary of the book Preventing Medication Errors (2006) and sets forth an agenda for improving the safety of medication use. A Quality Chasm Series book.
MUSC only
Trissel's IV-Chek
Trissel’s IV-Chek™ is an electronic tool that verifies the compatibility and stability of parenteral medications. Based on the trusted Tressel's2, it is the largest and most comprehensive resource of drug stability and compatibility data available.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF): Recommendations
The USPSTF was convened to rigorously evaluate clinical research in order to assess the merits of preventive measures, including screening tests, counseling, immunizations, and preventive medications. The topics in these lists include all evidence-based recommendations: active, inactive, and in progress.
USP Dictionary Online of United States Adopted Names and International Drug Names
(U. S. Pharmacopeial Convention)
The USP Dictionary Online of USAN and International Drug Names is an annual compilation of United States Adopted Names and International nonproprietary Names published by the World Health Organization. There are 11, 112 nonproprietary drug name entries.
USP-NF Online
(U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention)
The United States Pharmacopeia and The National Formulary (USP�NF) contains standards for chemical and biological drug substances, dosage forms, and compounded preparations, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements. USP-NF is currently NOT available. It may not be available until July 7, 2015.