Major Reference Works

Encyclopedias and Major Reference Works

Informa Healthcare publishes a raft of data-rich, major reference works, in formats varying from traditional books to online books and searchable databases.

2011 titles

Litt?s D.E.R.M ? Drug Eruptions & Reactions Manual, 17th Edition

Litt?s Drug Eruptions & Reactions Manual (D.E.R.M.) is a guide to drug eruptions, adverse reactions and clinically relevant drug?drug interactions associated with over 1,300 drugs. This simple, well-organised book systematically catalogues adverse reactions and cutaneous side effects of generic drugs that are used to treat dozens of conditions. Internationally relied on for nearly 2 decades by dermatologists and medical practitioners, the book contains detailed profiles for drugs that are listed and indexed in alphabetical order. More than 35,000 adverse reactions and drug eruptions are listed. Reaction listings and incidence data are supported by thousands of up-to-date, peer-reviewed references from MEDLINE, including drug trials, review articles and case studies.

Online book available

2010 titles

Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 3rd Edition

The only encyclopedia of its kind, this is a 2-volume, 1568-page work edited by Dr Shein-Chung Chow of Duke University Medical Centre. More than 200 chapters in this book provide a thorough exploration of emerging technologies, concepts, and trends that are relevant to statistical design and analysis in pharmaceutical/clinical research and development.

Online book available

Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements, 2nd Edition

This 900-page work presents peer-reviewed, objective entries that provide evidence-based information on the major vitamin and mineral micronutrients, single herbs and botanicals, phytochemicals, and other bioactive preparations. Edited by the leaders of the Office of Dietary Supplements and other sections of the National Institutes of Health, this text is the definitive guide on dietary supplements.

Online book available

Litt?s D.E.R.M. database

Viewable at ? this the most powerful online tool for checking drug eruptions, cutaneous reactions and adverse effects of drugs. Featuring a compare-drug safety checker and a mobile/handheld-friendly version, this is a valuable reference and point-of-care tool for all healthcare professionals working in dermatology; allergology; immunology and drug prescription.

The Medical Directory (UK)

This bestselling title is a directory of healthcare professionals in the UK. The Medical Directory is the only reference product of its kind, and has been in publication since 1845, making it one of the most respected and widely used reference publications in the UK. See for more information on this book.

The Medical Directory database

An electronic reference version of the above title, this is a vital tool for anyone needing access to healthcare professionals in the UK. See for a free demo of the database and for more information on this product.

Pre-2010 titles

Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Technology, 3rd Edition

This widely-acclaimed work is over 5500 pages long and explores all aspects of drug development, dosage, manufacturing and regulation. It also examines critical issues in the field such as the impact of genomics, biotechnology, and implants on drug discovery, targeting, delivery and formulation.

Online book available