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Stockley's Drug Interactions Pocket Companion is a portable, easy-to-use, A–Z guide to common drug interactions. This new edition is based on the latest. In and we reviewed the pocket edition of this major Reference Book, and were impressed (Pharm World Science ;, Int J. Stockley's Drug Interactions Pocket Companion eBook is an easy-to-use, A –Z guide to common drug interactions. This new edition is based on the latest.
The index includes both drug types and specific drug names. The editors include an advisement for readers to look up both the drug type and drug name in order to access all of the relevant information available in the edition.
Stockley's Drug Interactions Pocket Companion is designed to be a quick-reference text for clinicians. Its diminutive size compared to the larger edition makes it more convenient for mobile clinicians. The pocket edition includes approximately half of the drug interactions that the full text includes over 2, and is organized alphabetically by substance.
There are no chapters in the companion edition; nor are the reference lists included. There is an index available for quick page identification of a substance.
Information is condensed into short paragraph form; most entries include 1 or 2 paragraphs. The streamlined edition means that no graphics or tables are included.
There is a page that defines 39 abbreviations utilized throughout the book the more comprehensive edition includes , along with a short preface that discusses the organization, inclusions, and severity ratings. The pocket guide uses four symbols to alert the reader to the severity of the interaction.
A checkmark notes that there is no interaction or none of clinical significance. Pharmaceutical data, including drug interactions, change often.
Access for one year is included with download, but only on an individual basis as it is a single-use code. This creates a significant barrier for libraries or institutional pharmacies to be assured of the most current information.
However, the scope of both books is quite broad and offers a well-organized reference text in general. National Center for Biotechnology Information , U. J Med Libr Assoc.
Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Articles from Journal of the Medical Library Association: The fully referenced monographs approximately of them are clearly laid out with a brief summary of the interaction, clinical evidence, proposed mechanism and importance, and practical management advice.
Monographs may also include alternative non-interacting drug options.
Updates to this edition include new monographs including the oral direct-acting hepatitis C drugs and revisions to the list of drugs prolonging the QT interval.
The hard copy is limited by its physical size and ongoing currency, but a subscription to the online version, which is updated quarterly, is available and highly recommended.
Online access also allows users to plug in unlimited numbers of drugs and search easily for interaction data. Simply go to www. National Center for Biotechnology Information , U.
Journal List Aust Prescr v. Aust Prescr. Published online Oct 1. Reviewed by Louise Grannell , Medicines information pharmacist.