At ACCP’s February meeting in Jacksonville, Florida, the on-site bookstore offered a large selection of books and other educational materials. Attendees were able to purchase resources to enrich their professional libraries and to aid in their day-to-day practice. The following ACCP publications were among the most popular choices from the recent meeting:
Clinical Pharmacist’s Guide to Biostatistics and Literature Evaluation, Second Edition. The second edition of this bestselling title was developed to boost the clinician’s knowledge of biostatistical tools for interpreting the literature, with material drawn from ACCP’s renowned Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) and the live pharmacotherapy preparatory course Updates in Therapeutics®. Updates to the second edition include new questions and answers, a comprehensive index, and reorganized content to better optimize learning.
ACCP Flip Cards: Pharmacotherapy. ACCP Flip Cards: Pharmacotherapy include 300 patient-centered, disease-specific vignettes and clinical scenarios with explained answers and supporting references. Items are presented on durable flip cards conveniently arranged, tabbed, and color-coded by examination domain. And because the flip cards are spiral bound, they’ll always be organized and slip neatly into any bag, backpack, or desk.
Pharmacotherapy Bedside Guide. Developed for use at the point of care, Pharmacotherapy Bedside Guide helps you decide which pharmacotherapy to use in specific clinical situations. Composed of quick-hit tables and algorithms, this carry-anywhere companion tells you what treatment the evidence suggests for each illness or disorder. It also details essential drug information, such as benefits, risks, adverse reactions, dosage, interactions with other drugs, and responses.
The Top 100 Drug Interactions, 2017 Edition. The 2017 edition of The Top 100 Drug Interactions includes several hundred new drug-drug interactions and monographs. As in the past, interactions that may produce clinically important adverse events based on their properties are included to assist you in predicting interaction. The table of CYP450 and drug transporter substrates and modifiers now includes over 500 drugs. In addition, many of the existing monographs have been revised to reflect newly published data. Interaction entries are easy to find in the index by either trade or generic name. The Horn and Hansten Drug Interaction Probability Scale is included to assess the probability of a causal relationship between a potential drug interaction and a patient event.
Antibiotics Simplified, Fourth Edition. This new edition is designed to bridge the student’s knowledge gained in basic sciences courses with the clinician’s clinical practice in infectious diseases. This text reviews basic microbiology and how to approach the pharmacotherapy for a patient with a presumed infection. It also contains concise Drug Class Reviews with an explanation of the characteristics of various classes of antibacterial drugs and antifungal drugs. This text simplifies learning infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and condenses the many facts about antibiotics into one quick reference guide. This guide will help students learn the characteristics of antibiotics and why a particular antibiotic is useful for a particular indication.