AHFS Drug Information® 2021 contains the most trustworthy drug information available—all in one place. It is the most comprehensive evidence-based source of drug information complete with therapeutic guidelines and off-label uses. Benefits that are unique to AHFS® DI® include:
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AHFS Drug Information® 2021 contains the most trustworthy drug information available—all in one place. It is the most comprehensive evidence-based source of drug information complete with therapeutic guidelines and off-label uses.
Updates in the 2021 edition include:
Drug information for COVID-19-related treatments, including use of antiviral agents such as remdesivir and lopinavir/ritonavir, SARS-CoV-2-specific monoclonal antibodies (e.g., bamlanivimab), as well as use of supporting agents such as corticosteroids, immune globulin, nitric oxide, and tocilizumab
Updated information on drugs commonly used for ICU sedation in critically ill patients with COVID-19, including propofol, dexmedetomidine, and midazolam and alternative drugs such as ketamine considered in potential drug shortage situations
Latest oncology therapies for the treatment of cancers associated with activating gene mutations and oncogenic gene fusions
Breakthroughs in oncology approved under the FDA's accelerated approval program
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American Hospital Formulary Service®
Vice President, Publishing Office: Daniel J. Cobaugh, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT
Senior Associate Editor: Jane Miller, PharmD
Associate Editors: Natalie A. Mendham, PharmD
Assistant Editors: Joan D. Heydorn, BS, and Shingyee Cindy Huang, PharmD
Oncology Specialist Assistant Editor: Lily L. Leu, PharmD, BCOP
Assistant Editor for Injectables: Lisa M. Kohoutek, PharmD, BCPS
Senior Drug Information Analyst: Natalie C. Rosanelli, PharmD
Director of Clinical Informatics: Seth A. Strawbridge, PharmD
Project Manager: Elizabeth P. Shannon, BS
Editorial Coordinator: Allie Berry, MS
Contributing Editors: Susan K. Braun, BS Pharm, and Olin H. Welsh, Jr., PharmD
Contributors: Rachel L. Feinstein, PharmD, Lindsey R. Harper, PharmD, and Linda Bedford Arcuri, PharmD
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