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An instructional pathfinder for HPD College of Pharmacy students and faculty

This Month's Top 5 Ovid Articles

Pharmacological Therapies for Hepatorenal Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology

April 2018

(updated April 18, 2018)

Telmisartan Improves Insulin Resistance: A Meta-Analysis

American Journal of Therapeutics

Publish ahead of print

(updated April 18, 2018)

Pharmacy News

Now Available - iPads and Surfaces

iPads - Check out at the front desk

  • iPad Air
  • iPad 3
  • iPad 2
  • iPad Mini

Surface Tablet/Laptops - Ask for Tech Support to borrow
(M,T,W & F 8am to 4pm; Th 11am to 7pm)

  • Surface Pro 4
  • Surface Pro 3
  • Surface 2

Medical Devices and Patents


This guide is designed to help you get started with your research. You should find these pages useful in navigating through NSU's large collection of resources to find the ones that are most relevant to your area of study.

Use the tabs above or the table of contents to navigate this site. If you need assistance, please contact me - I'm here to help. If you see a need for additional information or ways to improve this subject guide, submit a comment or contact me directly.

Stop by and see me if you're on campus, or give me a call if you're not. 

New HPD Databases

 Embase has added a new pharmacovigilance search tool -  the PV Wizard.  Watch this short video to see how it works. There is also an informative powerpoint presentation on the PV Wizard

‚Äč  Clinical PharmacologyLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU.  - This resource has been completely updated and redesigned.   It is now part of the Clinical Key set of databases. 
A comprehensive drug reference that supports healthcare professionals in making sound medication decisions by providing the fastest access to the most current, accurate and clinically relevant drug information.

Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination (with OSCE's)Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU. 
Now in its Fifth Edition and featuring completely reshot content and new clinical skills videos, Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content. - Also includes 10 videos for theObjective Structured Clinical Examinations, or OSCEs.

Featured Resources

AccessPharmacy - allows students to select a core curriculum topic, browse by organ system, review textbooks, search across leading pharmacy online references, review for the NAPLEX, and view optimized content on a mobile device.
To view on iPad or mobile:

  1. Create a new account under My AccessPharmacy. (This will also let you save your work in the NAPLEX Review section of AccessPharmacy
  2. Go to the AccessPharmacy database from a regular computer and create an account in My Access Pharmacy. This username and password will be what you use to enter Access Pharmacy on your phone or iPad.
  3. Close the browser for AccessPharmacy and logout.
  4. Open on your iPad or phone. You will see a login for username and password. Login using the ones you created in your My AccessPharmacy account.
  5. Bookmark the database on your device.

BMJ Case Reports

  • Contact the Library for our Fellowship Code to submit case reports.
  • ALPSP Best New Journal Award
  • Largest international repository of clinical cases online

Clinical Key

  • ClinicalKey offers searching of over 1,000 books, 500 journals, and 2,500 procedural videos
  • Evidence-based and peer reviewed.

ExamMaster: NAPLEX

  • Register a new account
  • Practice for the NAPLEX
  • Study at your own speed


  • The concise and in-depth clinical content of Lexicomp allows pharmacists, physicians, and nurses find answers quickly and efficiently while helping make safer medication decisions.

Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference

  • Martindale is the industry's most reliable and respected international drug reference. Included in the Lexi-Comp database, it is maintained with the same exceptional standards. Martindale provides an unbiased and thorough review of pharmaceutical products available worldwide. Martindale offers an unrivalled global focus on the identification of medications, local equivalents, manufacturers, and more.


  • Pillbox was developed by the National Library of Medicine to aid in the identification of unknown solid dosage pharmaceuticals.
  • The system combines high-resolution images of tablets and capsules with appearance information (imprint, shape, color, etc.) to enable users to visually search for and identify an unknown solid dosage pharmaceutical.

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Have You Tried The Medical Letter?

The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics provides objective, peer-reviewed evaluations of new FDA-approved drugs and new information on previously approved drugs. Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter provides unbiased reviews of drug classes used to treat common disorders.