AHFS Drug Information®

An Evidence-based Foundation for Safe and Effective Drug Therapy

AHFS Drug Information®
  • 58th Ed.
  • 2016
  • © American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Gerald K. McEvoy, Pharm.D.
  • ISBN-10: 1-58528-557-9 / ISBN-13: 978-1-58528-557-0
  • ISSN: 8756-6028
  • Pharmacy/Pharmacology, Drug Information, Point of Care, Public Health

 

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Description

With extensive updated information on everything from treatment of hypertension to hepatitis C, AHFS® Drug Information™, 2016 Edition is a necessary addition to your pharmacy’s resources.

With content supported by more than 86,000 total references and reviewed by over 500 professionals, AHFS DI® helps you protect your patients and your business. The only print compendium designated by the U.S. Congress, AHFS DI® 2016 is also the only reference published by a professional and scientific society—ensuring it is the most authoritative and best-selling reference trusted by pharmacists for 58 years.

AHFSI DI® contains the most trustworthy drug information available--all in one place. It is the most comprehensive evidence-based source of drug information complete with therapeutic guidelines and off-label uses.

Updates for this edition include:

  • • Expanded and revised content throughout, featuring critical new monograph updates every year
  • • Important updated monographs and references related to revised therapeutic guidelines, including revised recommendations for the treatment of HIV infections in adult and pediatric patients
  • • Newly published information on breakthrough oncology drugs approved as part of the FDA’s accelerated approval program
  • • Dedicated coverage to orphan products
  • • Interactions, adverse reactions, cautions, and more
  • • Therapeutic recommendations supported by evidence from primary research
  • • Preparations, chemistry, and stability
  • • Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics
  • • Prescription, OTC, ophthalmic and dermatologic drugs
  • • Extensive off-label uses and dosing options
  • • Vaccines and other immunizing agents

This title updates: Monthly

 

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Doody's Core Titles (DCT)
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Score: 100/100
5/5 Stars
Specialty Score: 2.93 Health Sciences - Pharmacology
2.8 Health Sciences - Pharmacy

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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This reference is widely used and trusted for its established record in refuting unfounded efficacy claims, its rigorous science-based editorial process, and its independence from the influence of pharmaceutical manufacturers."

-- Jennifer Colon, PharmD, MS, MBA (Temple University School of Pharmacy)

"You cannot be a pharmacist without this book. For clinical pharmacists especially it is the standard..."

-- Miriam Klein, Pharm.D. R.Ph. (Woodhull Medical Center) - previous edition

“AHFS Drug Information is by far the most comprehensive and informative drug reference that I use. It offers much more in-depth information and post-marketing [after FDA approval] analysis on drugs.”

-- Jay S. Cohen, M.D., Associate Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego Medical School - previous edition

“There is more in-depth information in AHFS DI, particularly pharmacology and kinetics. At times I especially need the unlabeled uses in AHFS Drug Information to answer questions. Other references don't include as many off-label uses.”

-- Paul Matuschka, Pharm.D., VA Medical Center, Louisville, KY - previous edition

 

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