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A Guide for Nurses and Nursing Students

Drug & Pharmacology Databases at UAB Libraries: 

           Evidence-based decision support tool for infectious disease.

  • Mobile version available after individual registration with uCentral.
  • AccessMedicine 

    Includes textbooks, images, video/audio, diagnostic tests, current practice guidelines, patient education information, & test/study tools.

    Individual login required for Review Questions.

  • AHFS Drug Information 

    The "Big Red Book" provides extensive evidence-based data on drugs. From the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

  • Drug Comparisons 

    Tool for generating the comparison of up to four drugs. Part of Facts & Comparisons.

  • Embase 

    Covers peer-reviewed international biomedical and pharmaceutical literature from Embase and Medline.

  • Epocrates Online 

    Clinical reference for drugs (brand & generic).
    Free resource.

  • Facts & Comparisons eAnswers 

    Primary source for drug information & interactions, herbal information, & patient medication handouts. Includes Drug Comparisons.

  • Merck Manual (Professional Version) 

    Includes general medical information, tools, drug information, news, procedural videos, quizzes and case studies.
    Free Resource.

  • PubMed 

    Interface for searching MEDLINE, the online index of biomedical journal article citations from 1950 to present. Premiere database of medical literature.
    Free resource. Off-campus access to UAB licensed full text requires Blazer ID & password.

    See related Research Guides: PubMed via LHL and Making the Most of My NCBI

  • UpToDate 

    Clinical information tool. No individual registration required for web access.
    Registration required for mobile access. You will need to login to update your registration (every 90 days).


    2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook 

by Jones & Bartlett

  ISBN: 9781284121346

Publication Date: 2017


2020-2021 Oncology Nursing Drug 

by Gail M. Wilkes

ISBN: 9781284171327

Publication Date: 2019

Color Atlas of Pharmacology 

by Heinz Lüllmann 

ISBN: 9783132410657

Publication Date: 2017

Core Curriculum for Pain 


ISBN: 9780323461986

Publication Date: 2017

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

by April Hazard Vallerand

ISBN: 9780803669451

Publication Date: 2019

Drugs for Pregnant and Lactating Women

By Carl P. Weiner

ISBN: 9780323428743

Publication Date: 2018


Gahart's 2019 Intravenous Medications

by Betty L. Gahart

ISBN: 9780323612722

Publication Date: 2018

    Lippincott Nursing Procedures 

by Lippincott

 ISBN: 9781469815299

Publication Date: 2018

Mosby's 2017 Nursing Drug Reference 

by Linda Skidmore-Roth

ISBN: 9780323448260

Publication Date: 2016

Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students 

by Linda Skidmore-Roth

ISBN: 9780323694056

Publication Date: 2020

Pharmacology Clear and Simple

by Cynthia Watkins 

ISBN: 9780803666528

Publication Date: 2018

Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Seventh Edition 

by Kent R. Olson

ISBN: 9780071839792

Publication Date: 2017

Pregnancy and the Pharmaceutical Industry

by Kristine E. Shields 

ISBN: 9780128185506

Publication Date: 2019

Complimentary & Alternative Medicines Resources:

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