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Nursing: Pharmacology Guides

Consider this your personal library where you will find everything you need to help you complete your course of study.

Useful Websites for Pharmacology

Pharmacology Guides


The Reference collection keeps the current issue of various drug guides. Important sources of information about pharmacology are:

Micromedex 2.0 (NNU Community only) - database for drug identification, compatability, interactions, dosage calulator

Modell's drugs in current use and new drugs (NNU Reference  QV740.AA1 D75 2003)

United States Pharmacopeia Dispensing Information (USP DI) (NNU Reference RS141.2 .P5 )
The United States Pharmacopeial Convention sets the standards for pharmacology in the United States. This three volume set includes a volume on Drug Information for the Health Care Provider, Advice for the Patient, and Approved Drug Products and Legal Requirements.
Merck Index (NNU Reference RS 51 .M4 2006)
"Standard reference describes 10,330 significant drugs and pharmaceuticals, common organic chemicals and laboratory reagents, naturally occurring substances and plants, elements and inorganic chemicals, compounds of agricultural interest, and endogenous substances."
Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR) (NNU Reference RS75.P5)
Annual guide to drugs including chemical formulation, therapeutic action, indications and contraindications. Information is provided by the manufacturer.

FDA MedWatch Updates