Physician's Desk Reference


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Physician's Desk Reference (PDR)

a compendium compiled annually, containing information supplied by their manufacturers about drugs, primarily prescription drugs and products used in diagnostic procedures in the United States.

Physician's Desk Reference

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Physician's Desk Reference (PDR),

n an informational, scientifically validated resource that provides information relating to indications, chemical formulations, actions and potential hazards associated with most medicinal remedies currently being used. In addition to conventional medicinal remedies, a PDR related to herbal remedies is also available.
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Pharmacy Health and Diet Program is an effective weight-management program that includes Nutri-Lean & Flora Plus, featured in Physician's Desk Reference for Nonprescription Drugs during 1993 and 1994.
Though a number of EMR and EHR providers have integrated portions of MICROMEDEX content, Bond Technologies is one of the first EHR developers to deploy the full suite of MICROMEDEX integrated decision support products, such as the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) in addition to their evidence-based clinical information and screening tools.
Thomson Healthcare - with strong, trusted brands such as Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), Medical Economics and Micromedex - is focusing on being the leading provider of drug information and communications for individual healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical companies.
com/healthcare , and include Thomson American Health Consultants, an innovator of medical education programs and the largest publisher of health care newsletters in the world; Gardiner Caldwell, one of the world's largest medical communication agencies; Physicians World, a leader in advanced medical education programs for over 30 years; Micromedex, the foremost provider of trusted medical information, enabling clinicians to access answers and alerts to prevent adverse events and promote best clinical practices; and PDR, The Physician's Desk Reference, the drug information standard for 57 years that annually reaches 500,000 practicing physicians across the United States.
But marijuana is not listed in the Physician's Desk Reference, nor is it accompanied by warnings from drug companies.
Oral sprays are listed in the Physician's Desk Reference as being approximately 95 percent absorbed into the bloodstream through the lining of the mouth.
com) provides physicians with rapid access to comprehensive drug information built on trusted authoritative sources, including the Physician's Desk Reference, a detailed drug interaction database, and peer-reviewed journal articles.
The tips are jointly offered by healthfile and Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) the trusted medical fact source.
According to the Physician's Desk Reference, only 15% to 25% of any nutrient in tablet or capsule form is absorbed and used by the body.
Springboard modules currently available for purchase include the Blocks(TM) Products eyemodule, the Franklin Electronics PDR 2000 (a physician's desk reference sold as a bundle with Visor or as a stand-alone module), the InnoPak 2V from Innogear, a combination two megabyte Flash memory and a silent, pager-like vibrating alarm module, the Intelligolf(TM) module from Karrier Communications, the OmniRemote(TM) Universal Remote Control module from Pacific Neo-Tek and the Star Trek BookPak module from Peanut Press.
Ives' premier product, "The Pharmacy Health & Diet Program," is featured in the Physician's Desk Reference.
Bort concludes that the Physician's Desk Reference (PDR), which is a comprehensive reference text of all drugs, their side effects, drug-drug interactions, and prescribing information, has become so unwieldy (over 3,000 pages) that "it is unrealistic to expect the physician to have memorized all the information contained in the PDR.

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