AccessPharmacy: Free trial July-Dec 2013

The University Library is delighted to announce a 6 month trial to AccessPharmacy from July 1st. AccessPharmacy is available from Article Databases
AccessPharmacyAccessPharmacy (McGraw-Hill Medical) is an online curricular resource designed to meet the changing demands of pharmacy education.
A flexible resource, AccessPharmacy, allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, search across leading pharmacy online references and view optimized content on a mobile device.

A selected title list for AccessPharmacy includes:

•    Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 8e
•    Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach, 8e
•    Goodman & Gilmans The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 12e
•    Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e
•    Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies, 9e
•    Applied Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics, 6e
•    Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 12e
•    Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists, 4e
•    Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology, 24e
•    Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach, 6e

Useful Tools and Features

•    Over 150 drug-therapy cases with Q&A and care plans that students can complete and submit to faculty. A secure instructor’s guide with answer key is available to course directors.
•    Over 20,000 pages of content.
•    Over 500 curricular topics from the core curriculum.
•    Separate organ-system based mapping allows users to browse by organ system.
•    Virtual cases with video, interactive decision-making, and quizzes that lead students through sample diagnoses and treatment regimens.
•    Q&A with over 10,000 questions mapped to the core curriculum; the number of tests taken and last score are recorded with an option to email results.
•    Downloadable and printable PowerPoint Pharmacotherapy Education Guides, based on select DiPiro textbook chapters, and Lecture Notes from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine 18e, that are ideal for study and group presentations.
•    Extensive glossary of over 1,500 terms that are indexed for search and linked from text pages.
•    Integrated drug database providing critical information about dosing, adverse reactions, and indications and contraindications, as well as patient education in English and Spanish.
•    Herb/supplement database with over 1,100 unique entries that provide effectiveness statements and more.
•    Detailed drug interaction animations adapted from Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics.
•    Top 200 Drugs Challenge! – Compare your time and score against your peers with this quiz that challenges your drug knowlege.
•    Archive of FDA Patient Safety News videos.
•    Functional calculators including unit conversions, body weight, and creatinine clearance.
•    Mobile View – View and search across select texts from your mobile device. Just create a My AccessPharmacy account while on location and search on your mobile device from everywhere else!
•    Updated monthly!

Go Mobile

The mobile version (iOS, Blackberry, Android) of AccessPharmacy features essential portions of the site’s content optimized for the unique size and speed constraints of mobile browsers. In order to access the mobile version of AccessPharmacy, users simply need to create a personal ‘My AccessPharmacy’ account from any on-site computer at the institution with which they are affiliated. After this one-time registration, users will be able to log on to accesspharmacy.com on their phone using their My AccessPharmacy username and password.
Note: The screen of the iPad is sufficiently large and its processor sufficiently complex to accommodate the full site. Those users who wish to access the site on their iPad will need to log in to the site remotely as they would if they were accessing a site through a remote computer.

Information sheet
More information about AccessPharmacy is here: http://www.accessusercenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/AccessPharmacy-Brochure_LR1.pdf

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