International Pharmaceutical Abstracts

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Description: International Pharmaceutical Abstracts is produced by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and includes information from over 750 pharmaceutical, medical, and health-related journals published worldwide since 1970. The database covers the entire spectrum of drug therapy and pharmaceutical information so researchers such as toxicologists, those in cosmetic companies, medical librarians and health practitioners can easily locate the answers to any drug-related problems that they encounter. Topics covered include information on biopharmaceutics & pharmacokinetics, new drug delivery systems, pharmacist liability, legal, political & ethical issues, and many others. Examples of titles covered in IPA include: America's Pharmacist (USA), American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (USA), British Medical Journal (England), Clinical Drug Investigation (New Zealand), Clinical Pharmacokinetics (New Zealand), International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Germany), International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding (USA), International Journal of Pharmaceutics (Netherlands), etc. A unique feature of abstracts included for clinical studies is the inclusion of the study design, number of patients, dosage, dosage forms, and dosage schedule. (Source: vendor website.)

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Medium:  web
Coverage:  1970-present
Updated:  Monthly
Language:  English