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Informtion

Chap 12 information

TermDefinition
Primary Literature original reports of clinical and other types of research projects and studies
Secondary Literature General reference works based upon primary literature sources
Tertiary literature Condensed works based on primary literature, such as textbooks, monographs, etc
Abstracting Services Services that summarize information from various primary sources of quick reference
3 Sections of the Pharmacy Literature pyramid Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
Most convenient to use for pharmaceutical information Tertiary literature
3 Facts about Tertiary Literature all info is condensed+compact no single reference contains all the info, view info carefully as authors may misinterpret or misquote the orig. lit, tertiary ref. are published one or more yrs after original lit so it may no long be current
3 Facts about Primary Literature provides direct access to the largest amount of/most current info from contemporary research, includes original reports of scientific/clinical/technological/administrative research, Found in professional journals
3 Facts about Secondary Literature Consists of abstracting services/indexing or bibliographic services and microfiche system, references aid in identifying and locating primary lit., Lag time of 1-12 weeks exists
Examples of Tertiary Literature Textbooks, monographs, standard reference books and review articles
Examples of Primary Literature Database searches as PubMed.gov,original reports, scientific journals
Examples of Secondary Literature Indexing services in hospitals or university libraries,microfiche, bibliographic systems
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration- requires pharmacies to have Material Data Safety Sheets
MSDS Material Data Safety Sheets- provides info you need to ensure the implementation of proper protective measures for exposure to hazardous chemicals
NIOSH National Institute For Occupational Safety and Health-develops reccomentdations for occupational safety and health standards
2004 Alert from NIOSH Preventing occupational exposures to antineoplastic and other hazardous drugs in health care settings
What material is enforceable by the FDA under the Food, drug and cosmetic act as rule guidelines The USP-NF chapters <1>-<999>
HIPAA Health insurance portability and Accessibility Act- enacted in 1996
Pharmacy Law Digest of Facts and Comparisons an overview of the legal system as it affects pharmacy practive, including info on controlled substances, gov. inspections, regulation of pharmaceuticals,civil liability, business law
NABP National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
Legal Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians teaches techs the essentials on how pharmacy is regulated
DFC Drug facts and comparisons- used to compare medications in the same therapeutic class
Martindale, The complete drug reference Use Martindale to research foreign drugs
AHFS Drug Information American Hospital Formulary Service- use when investigating off label medication indications,accepted source of educated, unbiased and evidence based material, annual print
Handbook on Injectable Drugs Includes info on preparation, storage, administration, compatibility and stability of injectable drugs, a collection of monographs on commercially available parenteral drugs
Red Book:Pharmacys Fundamental Reference Provides latest pricing information, including nationally recognized AWP's and suggested retail prices for OTC products, also contains NDC's for all FDA approved drugs,guide to herbal drugs and package/drug interaction info
Orange Book FDA's Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations-Used to determine the therapeutic equivalence of a brand and generic drug. Drugs with code A are considered equivalent, drugs with code B are nonequivalent
Kings guide to Parenteral admixtures provides information on injectable drug compatibility and stability, updated quarterly
American drug index reference to find trade and generic names,quick access to a comprehensive list of drugs and drug products
The Merck Index use when information on chemical attributes of drugs is needed,
Physicians desk reference similar to the pharmaceutical manufacturers drug package inserts since manufacturers prepare the essential drug information found in the PDR
USP Pharmacists Pharmacopeia Product Information to prepare for regulatory surveys and to comply with standards of practice regarding compound sterile and non sterile preperations
Tech Manual Sect.VI:Chap 2, Controlling Occupation Exposure To Hazardous Drugs or ASHP Tech Assistance Bulletin On Handling Cytotoxic and Hazardous Drugs Needed if the pharmacy compounds sytotoxic products
Professional Practice Journals Official publications of pharmacy organizations, can reflect political views or policies of these groups,also reflects standards and changes in trends
Today's Technician is a publication from what organization NPTA- National Pharmacy Technicians of America
America's Pharmacist is a publication from what organization NCPA
America's Journal of Health-System Pharmacy is a publication from what organization ASHP- American Society of Hospital Pharmacists
Journal of American Pharmacists Association is a publication from what organization APhA-American Pharmacy Association
Trade Journals Published commercially for pharmacist but are not produced by any professional organization, Large amounts of advertising
Examples of trade journals are pharmacy times and Us Pharmacist
Examples of professional practice journals Todays Technician, Americas Pharmacist, America's Pharmacist
Indexes of primary literature can be accessed by printed indexed, cd's, or online database searching, comprehensive and compressed
Examples of Primary literature Thomson Reuters Mircromedex healthcare series, PubMed
Newsletters published rapidly and frequently, provide a useful source of current info
Examples of newsletters the medical letter, and the pink sheet
The Medical letter on drugs and therapeutics short abstract articles from journal articles. Provides info on clinical trials and products on NDA status
NDA status New Drug Approval Status
The Pink Sheet:Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnolgy Reports on important regulatory issues, business and finance, as well as research and development
Textbooks provide basic info on a particular topic or range of topics. wide range in quality level and usefulness of textbooks. Important not to accept them as last word, but very useful for explaining basic concepts
Examples of textbooks Handbook of nonprescription drugs, Reminigton, and Goodman and Gilmans
Handbook of nonprescription drugs; an interactive approach to self care Provides quick access OTC drug info, complementary therapies, nondrug measures, serves as textbook for student and pharmacists
Remington, the science and practice of pharmacy Published every 5 yrs since 1885, most comprehensive work on pharmaceutical sciences, for students, practitioners and pharmacists
Goodman and Gilmans the pharmacological basis of therapeutics a principal pharmacy text on pharmacology and therapeutics, emphasizing clinical pharmacy practice
Supernetwork the internet
Worlds largest network the internet
Worlds largest source of information world wide web
World wide web a virtual library in which electronic information exisiting on hundreds of thousands of websites is accessible to internet users
Modem Computer hardware that enables a computer to communicate through telephone lines
Digital Subscriber Line A family of technologys that provide digital data transmission over the wires of local phone network
Browser a software program that allows users to view websites on the www
Internet service provider ISP- A company that provides your internet
Uniform Resource Locator URL- a web address
Search engine Software that searches the web for information related to criteria entered by the user
Uniform Resource Locator URL-Web addresses
ISMP Institute for Safe Medication Practices
PTCB Pharmacy technician certification board
APA American pharmacists association
NABP National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
Occupational info can be found where in the Occupational outlook handbook
PTEC Pharmacy technician educators council
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