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Useful H1N1 Links

2010 - CDC Immunization Schedules

Schedule for Children and Adolescents

Schedule for Adults www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/schedules/downloads/adult/2010/adult-schedule.pdf

ASHP's Center on Patient Safety

Look under 'resource centers' titled "Patient Safety"
Here is the direct link Patient Safety Resources

Medical Information

Current Drug Therapy Issues in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
Power Point Slides by Robert Kuhn, Pharm.D.
Clinical Pharmacology
FluStar (Latest Update on what is new with the Flu)
FDA News (Updated Often)

Pain Management Web Sites

International Association for the Study of Pain A content rich professional site that provides clinical newsletters and pain clinic guidelines.
Department of Health and Human Services Search the site using the phrase pain management.
American Pain Society Provides a textbook of current and emerging issues in cancer pain management and interactive tolls to assist with patient care.
Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation A high-tech site, with industry sponsorship, that provides information form professionals with the Online Pain Journal and interviews with pain experts.

Here are some Herbal Resources Web Sites:

Site from the National Institute of Health
Information of medicinal herbs
Useful plant and herb information
Lists herbal remedies specific to each disease state

And here are some drug interactions with herbal supplements

Drug/drug class Herbal product to avoid Notes
Alprazolam Kave Suspected cases of induced coma
Anticonvulsants Ginko, evening primrose May lower seizure threshold
Barbiturates Valerian Excess sedation
Diabetes medications Ginseng, karela Can affect blood glucose levels
Digoxin Ginseng, hawthorn, licorice, plantain Interferes with drug blood levels
& digoxin monitoring
Estrogen & corticosteroids Ginseng Increased hormonal side effects
Iron supplements Saw palmetto, St. John's wort* Inhibit iron absorption
MAO inhibitors Everything Just to be safe
Spironolactone Licorice Offsets diuretic effect
Thyroid Kelp May alter replacement therapy
Warfarin Chamomile, feverfew, garlic, ginger,
ginko, ginseng
Inhibit or otherwise
interfere with clotting
*St. John's wort can produce skin reactions to light. Users, especially those with fair skin,
should avoid tetracycline, piroxicam and other drugs that cause photosensitivity.
NACDS Chain Pharmacist Practice Memo, 1-99, p. 3.

Immunization Recommendations Based on Occupation, latest data from CDC.

Rx for Change is providing several informational sheets for you to assist you in counseling your patients who are interested in quitting smoking.
Download and copy as many as you need.

Drug Interactions with Smoking Table
Pharmacologic Product Guide
Smoking Cessation Web Sites

Want to know what Search Engine to use to find "specific data?"

Here is the page to download.

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