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Term:
Micromedex

Website:
Micromedex.com

Description:
Micromedex 2.0 is a collection of evidenced-based clinical references powered by Truven Health Analytics and provided by Thomson Reuters. The databases include information on chemical, pharmaceutical, and related biological substances. It covers alternatives on diagnosing like alternative medicine. The service includes information like drug reviews, drug guidelines, clinical reviews, and information from prescription drug texts and medication texts like books. The program is in its first upgrade from
Micromedex 1.0 (the old Healthcare Series), which ceased after February 29, 2012.

Some of the medical databases included are AltMedex, DRUGDEX, IDENTIDEX, IV Index, Martindale, and mobileMICROMEDEX. For a complete list, please see the attached file:



Applications:
This is a service for pharmacists who need information about medications and patient care. This service can also be offered in an educational setting to teach students about conditions and healthcare solutions.

Micromedex can also be accessed via a variety of mobile applications, as seen in the menu below.

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Web Resources:
Truven Health Analytics

Related Terminology:
Clinical Pharmacology

Citations/References:
UCSF
http://www.truvenhealth.com/
http://www.micromedex.com/index.html

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