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Pharmacy: Resources

Resources to support pharmacy and medication management

Medication Resources via Remote Access

The following medication resources can be accessed offsite via OpenAthens. Register for OpenAthens here

  • Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH)
  • AMH Children's Dosing Companion
  • Therapeutic Guidelines (formerly eTG Complete) 

The following evidence based resources can be accessed offsite by setting up a personal registration. Please refer to the UpTo Date Libguide for instructions and further information.

  • Up to Date (including partial access to Lexicomp) 

The following medication resource can be accessed offsite via VPN access.

  • Paediatric Injectable Guidelines

Note : Pharmacists who have personal membership to The Society of Hospital Pharmacist's of Australia SHPA have access to further pharmacy resources including access to EBSCO Databases and Dynamed.

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Top 10 Pharmacy journals Table of Contents

The top 10 pharmacy journals as indexed by Scimago*

For the full list of all Pharmacy titles in Scimago, please click on this link

  1. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
  2. Pharmacological Reviews
  3. Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology
  4. Drug Resistance Updates
  5. The Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer
  6. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences
  7. Pharmacology & therapeutics
  8. npj Vaccines
  9. Molecular Therapy
  10. Cell Chemical Biology

*The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a publicly available portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators (impact & peer reviewed) developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database published by Elsevier.  

Evidence Based Topics in Pharmacy

UptoDate reviews the latest studies, formally appraises the information and provides a summary and recommendation.

The appraisal is done by an international advisory board of physicians expert in their field.

The following Pharmacy topics can be accessed in UptoDate.

What's New in drug therapy
Hospital Allergy & Immunology
Drug Interactions (Lexicomp)
Complementary and alternative therapies for cancer

All staff can set up a personal registration to UptoDate to access this resource from offsite.

The attached brochure outlines the registration process.

Natural & Complementary Medicine

 Many Australians use complementary medicine for specific health conditions or health benefits.   These resources provide background information for pharmacy staff.

Herbs - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre - Alphabetical listing of 280 herbs

Herbs and Supplements - Medline Plus - This resource browses dietary supplements and herbal remedies to learn about their effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions.

Pharmacy Books for Background Knowledge