Resources to support pharmacy teams working within NHS Nightingale Hospital Bristol

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Stockley's Drug Interactions

Medicines Complete 

Pharmaceutical Press 

https://about.medicinescomplete.com/
Handbook of Drug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes
Critical Illness
6 monographs
The NEWT Guidelines Wrexham Maelor Hospital Pharmacy http://www.newtguidelines.com/

Renal Drug Database

Taylor & Francis Group https://www.renaldrugdatabase.com/

Freely available resources

COVID-19 drug interaction checker  University of Liverpool https://www.covid19-druginteractions.org/checker
Guidelines about COVID 19 NICE https://www.nice.org.uk/covid-19
Rapid evidence Summaries
Medtech innovation briefings
Resources to help restore services
Rapid-C19 initiative
Clinical knowledge summaries NICE https://cks.nice.org.uk/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/
Specialty guides NHSE/I https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/secondary-care/other-resources/specialty-guides/
Medusa   https://medusa.wales.nhs.uk/ (Free access from nhs computers)
The Handbook of Perioperative Medicines UKCPA https://www.ukcpa-periophandbook.co.uk/
palliativedrugs.com   http://nhs.palliativedrugs.com/index.html
Principles of drug dosing during Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis (SLED) and Sustained Low Efficiency Diafiltration (SLED-f) UK Renal Pharmacy Group https://renal.org/sites/renal.org/files/RPG/Principles%20of%20drug%20dosing%20during
%20SLED%20in%20critically%20ill%20patients%20Decembe....pdf


The
SPS website holds a lot of information about medicines and Covid-19 which is regularly updated. * Please note that you need to register with the site and be logged on to see some information *
There are separate pages on most clinical specialties, with links to national guidance related to medicines:

Access to medicines information resources by pharmacy teams during Covid 19: https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/access-to-medicines-information-resources-by-pharmacy-teams-during-covid-19/
Covid 19 and medicines
professional guidance pages:
https://www.medicinesafety.co.uk/2020/04/covid-19-clinical-links.html
Ambient stability during COVID-19 for ITU injectable medicines – an overview: https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/refrigerated-storage-during-covid-19-for-itu-injectable-medicines/
Scroll down the page to see the drugs included
Preparation of injectable medicines at the ITU bedside - Quick reference guides:  https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/preparation-of-injectable-medicines-at-the-itu-bedside-quick-reference-guides/
Minimising wastage of critical medicines during COVID-19: https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/minimising-wastage-of-critical-medicines-during-covid-19/
Mixing critical care injectable medicines together in a syringe during COVID-19:  https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/mixing-critical-care-injectable-medicines-together-in-a-syringe-during-covid-19/
Use of gravity infusions and bolus injections in adults during COVID-19:  https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/use-of-gravity-infusions-and-bolus-injections-in-adults-during-covid-19/
Multiple use of injectable medicines in clinical areas: https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/multiple-use-of-injectable-medicines-in-clinical-areas-december-2019/
A set of questions about PGDs and COVID-19: https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/use-of-pgds-in-pandemics-e-g-covid-19/

 

 

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