Database and Module Descriptions
DRUG INFORMATION DATABASES
Adult Drug Information
Our most comprehensive database, Lexi-Drugs provides clinicians in-depth information on: adverse reactions, Canadian brand names, dosing, FDA special alerts, medication safety issues, pharmacodynamics/kinetics and trade names from over 100 countries. Lexi-Drugs covers every patient population, as well as the following clinical specialties: pharmacy, nursing, internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, psychiatry, anesthesiology and dentistry.
Neonatal Drug Information
Evidenced-based and fully referenced, our comprehensive neonatal-specific content is located within the Pediatric & Neonatal Lexi-Drugs™ database. This reliable database, designed to help clinicians make safer neonatal dosing decisions and enhance patient care, offers the most current drug information for this vulnerable patient population. The database contains more than 290 drug monographs with up to 45 fields of information, including dosing information for neonates and infants, pregnancy and lactation information, usual concentration, drug interactions, I.V. compatibility, and more.
Comparative Efficacy and Role in Therapy
As part of Wolters Kluwer Health, Lexicomp and Facts & Comparisons have partnered to offer hospital-specific components of Facts & Comparisons. Now, physicians and pharmacists can utilize this content directly from Lexicomp Online to review comparative efficacy studies for individual drugs and drug classes when choosing a particular drug over another for a specified disease or condition - allowing clinicians the ability to review clinical evidence to determine which drug has better efficacy.
AHFS DI® Essentials™
AHFS Essentials provides quick access to more in-depth, evidence-based drug information — including off-label uses — that helps clinicians answer tough questions at the point of care. Search this database, and link directly to AHFS drug monographs from within Lexicomp Online.
AHFS Drug Information®
AHFS Drug Information provides quick access to more in-depth, evidence-based drug information — including off-label uses — that helps clinicians answer tough questions at the point of care. Search this database, and link directly to AHFS Essentials drug monographs from within Lexicomp Online. A recognized Official Compendium by the U.S. Congress, AHFS Drug Information is the only drug information resource published by a professional scientific association.
Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference™
Martindale gives clinicians quick and easy access to in-depth information on pharmaceutical products available worldwide. Available within Lexicomp Online, Martindale provides an unrivalled global focus on the identification of medications, local equivalents, manufacturers and more.
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult
Based on the popular print title, this database provides comprehensive and structured information covering over 900 medical conditions, diseases, and procedures, as well as 30 treatment algorithms. Designed to provide access to diagnosis and treatment information, it's perfect for the busy practitioner, resident, or student.
Nursing Drug Information
Nursing Lexi-Drugs™ provides nurses and nursing students in-depth clinical information for use at the point-of-care. Key fields of information include administration, monitoring, I.V. compatibility and reconstitution instructions, dosing and patient education.
This Natural Products database provides clinicians in-depth information on over 400 commonly used natural products. Peer reviewed by an expert panel, monographs include in-line referencing and information on dosage, source, adverse reactions, uses and pharmacology, toxicology, pregnancy/lactation and other key information.
Clinicians rely on the information provided Lexi-Infectious Diseases™ to diagnosis and treat infectious diseases. Specific clinical information within this database includes, combining disease syndromes, organisms, diagnostic tests and antimicrobial therapy. Monographs for anthrax, botulism, smallpox, ebola and other potential agents of bioterrorism are included.
Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures
Lexi-Lab & Diagnostic Procedures™ provides clinicians detailed descriptions of diagnostic tests and procedures, as well as current information concerning the background and context of laboratory tests. Access information on patient preparation, specimen collection/handling and clinical test result interpretation within numerous clinical areas and diagnostic disciplines.
Lexi-Pharmacogenomics™ provides detailed information concerning key genetic variations that may influence drug disposition and/or sensitivity. This database also provides a foundation for all clinicians who will be called on to integrate rapidly expanding genomic knowledge into the management of drug therapy.
Dental Drug Information
The most comprehensive dental drug information database available, Dental Lexi-Drugs™ provides quick access to up-to-date dental-specific information at the point of care. Designed for the busy dental professional, Dental Lexi-Drugs contains vital information on over 7500 drugs. Each monograph contains up to 32 fields of information, including key dental health fields such as local anesthetic/vasoconstrictor precautions, effects on dental treatment and dental dosing for selected drug classifications.
Geriatric Drug Information
Geriatric Lexi-Drugs™ provides clinicians in-depth information on drug interactions and drug dosing in elderly and adult populations, as well as dosing adjustments for patients with renal/hepatic impairment. This specialized database contains over 840 geriatric-sensitive drug monographs, supplying up to 43 key fields of information.
Global Drug Information
With Lexi-Drugs® International, clinicians have access to comprehensive information on select drugs available outside the United States. This database complements Lexi-Drugs, and includes information on dosing and dosage forms, as well as potential restrictions.
Pregnancy and Lactation Information
Lexicomp has developed the Lexi-Pregnancy and Lactation™ database to offer in-depth, detailed content on drug use during pregnancy and breast-feeding. This evolving database reviews the most commonly-used drugs for women of reproductive age and pregnant women. Medication-related information addressed in this resource includes pregnancy issues related to the fetus/infant and mother, supported by data from both human and animal studies. In addition, the database also provides detailed information on how much drug enters breast milk and, subsequently, reaches the infant. Monographs may also include a Pregnancy Registry contact information field and a Selected Readings section listing the clinical guidelines related to the use of the drug in pregnant women.
Drug Allergy and Idiosyncratic Reactions
Drug Allergy and Idiosyncratic Reactions addresses drug allergies, including reactions by drug class, considerations when managing patients with reported allergies, and more. This innovative database is based on integration of scientific and clinical literature and offers unique insight on allergic mechanisms, concepts and categorizations. In addition, this database discusses idiosyncratic reactions which may be confused with allergy, either due to clinical presentation or patient-reported events. This data will assist the clinician in addressing allergy-related issues which are often difficult to interpret in clinical practice.
A complete drug and herbal interaction analysis tool, Lexi-Interact™ assists clinicians in making safer medication decisions at the point-of-care. Enter a patient's entire regimen, identify potential interactions and obtain appropriate patient management steps. The analysis includes a summary of drug interactions with an assigned risk rating to identify the action steps necessary. Each letter designation (A, B, C, D, X) represents the severity level of the identified interaction. A detailed interaction monograph is displayed by clicking on the interacting drug name.
Lexi-Drug ID™ helps clinicians quickly identify unknown medications based on imprint, dosage form, shape and color. Link to full drug monographs and additional support content when necessary.
Fully integrated within the Lexi-Drugs database, Lexi-CALC™ assists clinicians in making drug calculations and decisions for treating specific patient conditions. Lexi-CALC includes over 95 calculations that address weight-based pediatric ALS, dosing, drip rates, organ function and other issues for both adults and children.
Lexi-I.V. Compatibility™ provides clinicians quick access to information that helps reduce risk and contributes to safer I.V. compatibility decisions by clinicians at the point of care. This user-friendly resource, in partnership with the King® Guide to Parenteral Admixtures™, offers access to over 450 fully-referenced parenteral drug monographs and allows the user to analyze up to 10 medication pairs at once for compatibility and stability in solution.
Trissel's™ 2 Clinical Pharmaceutics Database
As part of Wolters Kluwer Health, Lexicomp and Facts & Comparisons have partnered to offer hospital-specific components of Facts & Comparisons. Now, physicians and pharmacists can utilize this content directly from Lexicomp to access Trissel's 2, providing additional I.V. compatibility information so that clinicians have two resources to obtain U.S. intravenous data in its entirety.
Comparative Drug Tables
As part of Wolters Kluwer Health, Lexicomp and Facts & Comparisons have partnered to offer hospital-specific components of Facts & Comparisons. Now, physicians and pharmacists can utilize this content directly from Lexicomp Online, allowing clinicians to compare any two drugs in a side-by-side table.
Patient Education Module
The Patient Education Module helps clinicians improve care by providing patients with comprehensive, easy-to-read information (written at a 5th-7th grade reading level) about their condition, care and overall health. Our patient education handouts support compliance with JCAHO standards, and cover information on medications (adult and pediatric), diseases, conditions and procedures. Handouts are available in up to 19 languages and can be customized with the patient's name and clinician information.
Expand your search capabilities to other medically-based websites and primary literature. A single search provides links to trusted and qualified websites, eliminating the need to search sites independently.
Drug Plan Information
Lexi-Drug Plans® provides the formulary status of medications for more than 5,500 prescription drug plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. This module may be customized, managed, and edited by an on-site client administrator.
Designed for healthcare professionals working in emergency and first-response situations, Lexi-Tox™ provides immediate support for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of exposures and overdoses. Lexi-Tox combines information on agents of toxicity, antidotes and decontaminants, household products, toxicology-specific calculators and drug identification in one essential tool.