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RxFiles Drug Comparison Charts – App for iPad / iPhone
The RxFiles App contains > 85 drug comparison charts (>2000 entries on index pages) in a variety of medical therapeutic areas. The charts are identical to those published in our RxFiles Drug Comparison Charts book. Content for the app is continually updated automatically. RxFiles is an independent provider of objective, comparative drug information and education in Canada. We sift through the evidence, expert opinion and marketing hype in search of a balanced, evidence based and clinically relevant summary of drug information useful for therapeutic decision making. We do not receive any funding from the pharmaceutical industry. Funding comes from a grant to provide academic detailing to physicians in Saskatchewan, with additional “not-for-profit” revenue from sale of books, electronic information and services.
Current topic areas focus on drug use in primary care including: cardiology, dermatology, endocrine/diabetes, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, infectious disease, musculoskeletal/pain, neurology, gynecology, psychiatry, respiratory and a variety of other miscellaneous topic areas. More information on drug and therapeutic areas covered is available from our website at: http://www.RxFiles.ca.
What’s in a chart:
*Guidance on therapeutic approaches, from evidence based reviews, guidelines and clinical opinion
*Drug names (including major brand names), strengths and formulations
*Contraindications, side effects and drug interactions focusing on those most relevant to drug selection and individualization of therapy
*Various dosing information (initial, typical maintenance, maximum) and typical cost in Canada
*Advantages, disadvantages and special considerations for various drugs.
A word on the “density” of information. The drug charts are packed full of information as a place to make multiple comparisons on one or two pages. Thus, those who like them, love them for the reason that there is a lot of comparative and clinical detail packed onto the page; however, for those who are used to larger fonts and spacious formatting, these charts will take a bit of getting used to. The charts will be most useful for the larger screen of the iPad, but will also work with the iPhone and iTouch.
Searching the RxFiles information has been greatly enhanced for this app. The app is sorted by medical system categories or through an auto-populated index. The app is designed as an annual subscription providing ongoing use and updates for one year. Use of the application following one year will require a subscription renewal. We have attempted to provide value for the lowest cost possible that allows for ongoing maintenance and development of this information. Additional newsletters, Q&As and clinical trial summaries are available from our website at RxFiles.ca.
This App is a auto-renewable subscription based application which must be renewed on a yearly basis.
Price of subscription and renewal are identical.
Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
The Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
* Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user s Account Settings after purchase
* No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
* Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.
What's New in Version 2.2
This update includes all the charts (106+ charts) in the 10th edition comparison chart book. Over 188 pages, including 11 new charts such as bowel preparations, constipation, warfarin dosing/nomogram, opioid tapering, abnormal uterine bleeding, acute pain, & migraine overview. Charts will be periodically updated.
- Category: Medical
- Updated: Dec 11, 2014
- Version: 2.2
- Size: 40.8 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Saskatoon Regional Health Authority - RxFiles
- © 2011 Saskatoon Regional Health Authority
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
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