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Merck Manual Professional Version
Website includes a listing of medical abbreviations that you can look up and see the expanded form.
It is also a searchable website providing information on medical topics and health issues as well as drug information.
Top 6 Resources
Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Services (CPS) This link opens in a new window
Previously e-CPS and e-Therapeutics. Comprehensive drug information resource from the Canadian Pharmacists Association. Includes the Online edition of the Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Services (CPS), as well as information on drug interactions, therapeutics and patients.
Medline Plus This link opens in a new window
Excellent information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine the latest health news, a medical encyclopedia and interactive patient tutorials.
Nursing & Allied Health Database This link opens in a new window
Articles in nursing and allied health fields including evidence-based resources and streaming videos
AHFS Consumer Medication Information This link opens in a new window
Get up-to-date, concise and clinically-relevant information for all U.S. prescription drugs and nutritional supplements.
C & W Online Formulary
BC Children's and Women's Hospital resource for neonatal and pediatric drug information.
Health Canada Drug Products Database (DPD)
The website of the federal government agency responsible for the regulation of pharmaceutical drugs and other therapeutic products available to Canadians. All of Health Canada’s warnings and advisories, warnings and recalls are available here.
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