Leading Infectious Disease Resource Available from the Health Sciences Library

While treating an adult organ transplantee for TB, you remember the standard four-drug therapy: Rifampin, Isoniazid, Pyrazinamide, and Ethambutol, along with vitamin B6. However, you do not recall enough about Rifampin, particularly about possible interactions with other medications. Where do you turn for the answer?  The Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic) Guide offers fast, reliable information.

Developed by experts in infectious disease at one of the leading medical centers in the world, the Johns Hopkins POC-IT ABX (Antibiotic) Guide is a comprehensive web and mobile resource delivering authoritative information on infectious diseases, drugs, and pathogens. With the goal of assisting healthcare professionals in raising the standards of care and improving patient safety, the Guide delivers comprehensive information about drug indications, dosing, pharmacokinetics, side effects and interactions; pathogens and vaccines. It features frequently updated, evidenced-based information on the treatment of infectious diseases to help decision makers at the point of care.

The Guide is now available through the Health Sciences Library.  The ABX guide is organized within the award-winning Unbound Medicine platform, uCentral.

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