How do you cite AHFS Drug information?
A drug information database should be cited as follows: Drug Name. In: Database title [database on the Internet]. Publication city (publication state or country): Publisher.
What drug information is contained in the American Hospital Formulary Service Drug information?
Information provided: uses (including footnoted, off-label uses common in practice), specific dosage and administration information, cautions (including breakouts for side effects, identified by organ systems; precautions and contraindications; mutagenesis and carcinogenesis information; pregnancy and lactation data).
What is Ahfs used for?
The AHFS Pharmacologic-Therapeutic Classification System, developed and maintained by ASHP, has been in use in hospitals and health-systems for over 50 years as a logical way to group drugs for easy comparison during P Committee meetings as well as aggregate reporting on drugs for utilization and billing.
What does ASHP stand for in pharmacy?
American Society of Health System Pharmacists®
American Society of Health System Pharmacists® (ASHP)
What are the drug categories?
7 Drug Categories
- (1) Central Nervous System (CNS) Depressants. CNS depressants slow down the operations of the brain and the body.
- (2) CNS Stimulants.
- (3) Hallucinogens.
- (4) Dissociative Anesthetics.
- (5) Narcotic Analgesics.
- (6) Inhalants.
- (7) Cannabis.
What is Ahfs code?
What is the main function of ASHP?
The mission of pharmacists is to help people achieve optimal health outcomes. ASHP helps its members achieve this mission by advocating and supporting the professional practice of pharmacists in hospitals, health systems, ambulatory care clinics, and other settings spanning the full spectrum of medication use.
What is SSHP?
The Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy (SSHP) is an organization that allows students to learn more about health system pharmacy. SSHP is a recognized student society of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
What are ASHP guidelines?
Therapeutic position statements are concise responses to specific therapeutic issues, and therapeutic guidelines are thorough, evidence-based recommendations on drug use. The professional policies of ASHP represent a consensus of professional judgment, expert opinion, and documented evidence.
Who can join ASHP?
ASHP Membership is Open to
- Pharmacists who are licensed to practice in the United States or its Territories, and pharmacists who reside outside of the U.S.
- Pharmacy students.
- Residents participating in a PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs.
- Retired pharmacists who are 65 or more years old.
What does AHFS stand for in drug in medical category?
AHFS stands for American Hospital Formulary System. Abbreviation is mostly used in categories:Drug Medical Education
What are the classes of medication?
Drug classes that are defined by common modes of action (i.e. the functional or anatomical change they induce) include: Diuretic or Antidiuretic Inotrope (positive or negative) Chronotrope (positive or negative) Bronchodilator Decongestant Antithrombotics Antifungals Antimicrobials
What is the therapeutic classification of drugs?
Therapeutic classes are a way of classifying medical drugs according to their functions. Each therapeutic class is a group of similar medications classified together because they are intended to treat the same medical conditions. These classifications are used by doctors and pharmacists when selecting appropriate treatments for patients.
What is a therapeutic class code?
Major Therapeutic Class Code Therapeutic Subclass Code Drug Name Code Drug Name 0300 0355 25618 PROTOSTAT 0355 26210 RECTAL MEDICONE 0355 26325 RENALGIN 0355 27498 SATRIC 0355 28273 SK-METRONIDAZOLE 0355 31900 TRAC 0355 32615 TROBICIN 0355 33330 URITIN 0355 33345 URO-VES 0355 33580 VANCOCIN 0355 33585 VANCOCIN HCL 0355 33588 VANCOMYCIN 0355 33590