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Nursing Reference Center : Drug Information (database instructions)

This guide will help you use the Nursing Reference Center's Drug Information collections to access a drug monographs and information.


Nursing Reference Center : Drug Information

Nursing Reference Center contains two drug information collections: 

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses:

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  • Latest coverage of over 5,000 trade and generic drugs
  • 50 comprehensive drug classes
  • IV therapy tips organized by Direct IV, Intermittent Infusion, and Continuous Infusion
  • Comprehensive Patient/Family Teaching and Home Care Tips

AHFS (American Hospital Formulary Service)
Drug Information Essentials:

  • Over 11,700 represented medicines plus manufacturers of drug products
  • Separate drug monographs for systemic topical and EENT drug formulations
  • Drug interactions, cautions, and toxicity
  • Extensive dosage and methods of administration

Don’t forget to check out the related guides for similar topics and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Thanks, and enjoy!


Access the Database


Use the Database list to find the Nursing Reference Centre

Click on the Drug Information tab to access the Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses and AHFS Drug Information Essentials collections.