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Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book 2009 - Book and CD-ROM Package 9781416039792

Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book 2009 - Book and CD-ROM Package

ISBN-10: 1416039791
ISBN-13: 9781416039792
PUBLISHER: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
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Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access codes, CDs, DVDs)
Product Description: Confirm drug names quickly and accurately with Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book 2009 in book and electronic format -- you get both in this money-saving package! This complete book/CD-ROM package contains the correct spelling and capitalization of over 37,000 brand-name and generic drugs with standard dosages and reasons for administration, trademarked dosage forms, chemotherapy protocols, and drug categories and classes, and almost 2,000 medicinal herbs and natural remedies. On the CD-ROM, the database's extensive search capabilities and numerous other features help you find the exact information you need to determine the drugs being transcribed. Content is updated monthly, so you can download the latest information on a regular basis. With this indispensable reference package at your fingertips, you'll transcribe more efficiently and confidently than ever before!

  • Information is organized specifically for and by medical transcriptionists, allowing you to quickly determine the drug being transcribed and confirm related information.
  • A special icon alerts you to drugs that may sound like another drug.
  • Appendices provide useful information at a glance on the most-prescribed drugs, therapeutic levels for drugs which may cause toxicity, code names, common abbreviations used in prescriptions, and nutraceuticals and herbal medicines, all custom-designed for medical transcriptionists to give you exactly the information you need in a convenient format.
  • Author Ellen Drake is a nationally known speaker and expert in medical transcription.
  • Hyperlinks let you cross-reference between brands, indications, sound-alike drug names, and more.
  • Database covers hazardous materials, street slang, and investigational code names.
  • "Fuzzy" search capability allows you to input a possible spelling for a drug name and see the closest matches.
  • Search by disease or diagnosis; check questionable drug names against a list of all drugs used to treat a particular condition.
  • Opt to include or eliminate investigational drugs in your search results.
  • Shortcuts and hot keys allow you to navigate the software, perform searches, and view results without ever taking your hands off the keyboard.

  • The latest information on newly approved drugs, discontinued drugs, investigational drugs, new indications, new dosage information, patent expirations, name changes, and schedule changes.

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