Author and Editor: Patrick M. Malone, Meghan J. Malone, Sharon K. Park

Publisher: McGraw-Hill


Drug information book is a very informative book for a pharmacist and pharmacy student. It provides comprehensive, practical guidelines for performing effective drug information management functions.


This book will assist health care professionals and students with improvement in drug information skills and allow individuals to evolve into new roles for the advancement of the profession and patient care.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to the Concept of Drug Information
  • Chapter 2: Formulating an Effective Response: A Structured Approach
  • Chapter 3: Drug Information Resources
  • Chapter 4: Drug Literature Evaluation I: Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluation
  • Chapter 5: Literature Evaluation II: Beyond the Basics
  • Chapter 6: The Application of Statistical Analysis in the Biomedical Sciences
  • Chapter 7: Pharmacoeconomics
  • Chapter 8: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Chapter 9: Journal Clubs
  • Chapter 10: Legal Aspects of Drug Information Practice
  • Chapter 11: Ethical Aspects of Drug Information Practice
  • Chapter 12: Professional Communication of Drug Information
  • Chapter 13: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
  • Chapter 14: Drug Evaluation Monographs
  • Chapter 15: Drug Shortages and Counterfeit Drugs
  • Chapter 16: Quality Improvement and the Medication Use System
  • Chapter 17: Medication Misadventures I: Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Chapter 18: Medication Misadventures II: Medication and Patient Safety
  • Chapter 19: Policy, Procedure, and Guideline Development
  • Chapter 20: Project Management
  • Chapter 21: Investigational Drugs
  • Chapter 22: Pharmaceutical Industry and Regulatory Affairs
  • Chapter 23: Assessing Drug Promotions
  • Chapter 24: Drug Information in Ambulatory Care
  • Chapter 25: Drug Information and Contemporary Community Pharmacy Practice
  • Chapter 26: Pharmacy Informatics: Enabling Safe and Efficacious Medication Use
  • Chapter 27: Drug Information Education and Training
  • Appendices
  • Glossary
  • Answers for Case Studies
  • Copyright
  • Notice
  • Editors
  • Contributors
  • Preface