Recommendations for PDA drug reference guide

  1. 0 Can anyone recommend a drug reference guide for a PDA? I use the free epocrates program in the U.S. but names of drugs differ in Australia.Thanks!
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  3. Visit  ceridwyn profile page
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    Quote from Leela81
    Can anyone recommend a drug reference guide for a PDA? I use the free epocrates program in the U.S. but names of drugs differ in Australia.Thanks!
    MiMS is the bible.....http://www.mims.com/HTML/mims/MIMS.htm

    though the free stuff is when you actually have a job and receive rights to websites such as the clinicians health site where many journals and the actual Australian Medicines Handbook that actually give the recommendations for prescibing. and have it for pda etc here http://www.health.vic.gov.au/clinicians/ though this is victorian all state health have access to these resources, once you have rights to it though....
    Last edit by ceridwyn on Jan 23, '11
  4. Visit  sairin8 profile page
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    I found you can get access to the MIMS books at the public library... it's only in the main central library and is a reference book, but it's there. Most (if not all) workplaces at least have an old copy which they are using
  5. Visit  talaxandra profile page
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    A couple of places to start:

    The Better Health Channel - individual drugs
    Sydney University recommended list - some free, some by subscription
    The Clinicians' Health Channel page


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