Q. Does the McGoogan Library have a MICROMEDEX license?
The short answer is no.
We did have a MICROMEDEX license until January 1, 2014. UNMC's MICROMEDEX licensure fee was inextricably tied to the existence of a Nebraska Medicine's MICROMEDEX license. Nebraska Medicine decided to switch to Lexicomp as of Jan 1, 2014 and the Library followed suit.
The Library now has licenses for Clinical Pharmacology and Lexi-Comp. The stand-alone Lexi-Comp interface also includes AHFS Drug Information and Martindale's. We also have a license for NEOFAX
We also have some Lexi-Comp material through UpToDate.
In case Lexi-Comp and Clinical Pharmacology are not familiar to you:
- Both Lexi-Comp and Clinical Pharmacology have tools to produce custom drug interaction reports from a list of a patient's drugs. Clinical Pharmacology can produce both consumer-oriented and professional-level interaction reports.
- Both Lexi-Comp and Clinical Pharmacology also have tools for production of custom IV compatibility reports. Both offer reports based on information from Trissel's. Lexi-Comp also offers reports based on information from King's.
- Both have pill identification features.
- Clinical Pharmacology offers custom adverse effect reports as well.
- Both resources provide separate drug monographs tailored to pediatric and adult patients. Lexi-Comp includes monographs for geriatric populations.