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Drug Information Resources

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents Online  (4th ed.)   

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs Online  (24th ed.) 

Drugs for Pregnant and Lactating Women (Weiner) 3rd ed., 2019

Drugs in pregnancy & lactation (Briggs) 9th ed., 2011

Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation : Treatment Options and Risk Assessment (Schaefer) 3rd. ed., 2014

Essential Evidence Plus & AHFS DI Essentials

Guidebook On Enteral Medication Administration (Boulata) 2019

Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy  (McMillan) 2014

IWK Drug Information Resource

LactMed (National Library of Medicine)

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychopharmacology and Neurotherapeutics (Stern) 2016

Medications and Mothers' Milk (Hale), 2019 online edition


Natural Medicines

Neonatal Formulary : Drug Use in Pregnancy and the First Year of Life  (Ainsworth) 7th ed., 2014

Pediatric Injectable Drugs: the Teddy Bear Book (Phelps) 11th ed. 2018

Pharmacist's Letter Canada

RxTx (formerly CPS & e-Therapeutics) 

Sanford Guide

UpToDate (Lexi-Comp)