The IDIS Bibliography is a compilation of journal articles and other texts that mention IDIS. Its purpose is to document what has been written about IDIS, from its beginning until now. Included are studies which have evaluated IDIS, literature that supports the use of IDIS, and reports of how subscribers use IDIS.


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Drug Information Education

Akaho E, Miyake A, Yoshii N et al. Selecter system design for the Iowa Drug Information Service microfilm file. Drug Inf J 1982; 16:131-6.

Akaho E, Miyake A. Outcomes of online searches (EM and CA) and manual searches (IDIS and CA) for specific literature retrievals, and the need to establish a nationwide online DI system. J Soc Admin Pharm 1983; 1:204-8.

Al Hefzi A, Catania PN, Mergener MA et al. Evaluation of three manual drug information retrieval systems for investigational antineoplastic drugs. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 1987; 21:196-200.

Allison A, Froese EH, Hall J et al. A drug information service for a developing country. Pharm Int 1982; 3:180-2.

Alorainy MS. Combining drug information centers and poison control services: an international survey. Saudi Pharm J 2002;10:204-7.

Amerson AB, Wallingford DM. Twenty years' experience with drug information centers. Am J Hosp Pharm 1983; 40:1172-8.

Andrews T, Oslet J. World list of pharmacy periodicals-revised and enlarged edition. Am J Hosp Pharm 1975; 32:85-122.

Anonymous. Drug information reference sources. Am J Hosp Pharm 1970; 27:930-2.

Anonymous. Drug index supplies latest data, Iowa center reviews literature and banks the information in computers. Med World News 1973; 14:31.

Anonymous. Newsletter capsules. ASHP Newsletter 1973; 6(May):5.

Anonymous. Providing drug information not a "passive" role. Pharm J 1974; 213:294-5.

Anonymous. Board report, four programs plan revisions. APHArmacy Weekly 1975; 14:3.

Anonymous. ASHP guidelines for the scientific and therapeutic evaluations of drugs for hospital formularies. Am J Hosp Pharm 1981; 38:1043-4.

Anonymous. Drug information explosion, what retrieval systems are best. Tomorrow's Pharmacist 1982; 4(Feb):6-8.

Anonymous. ASHP supplemental standard and learning objectives for residency training in drug information practice. Am J Hosp Pharm 1982; 39:1970-2.

Anonymous. Visit to documentation and information service KNMP. FIP News 1987; Sept. 14:3.

Anonymous. Drug information center provides information and education. UIC College of Pharmacy Newsletter 1987; Fall:1,12.

Anonymous. ASHP technical assistance bulletin on the evaluation of drugs for formularies. Am J Hosp Pharm 1988; 45:386-7.

Anonymous. Guidelines for information sources for poisons information centres. Aust J Hosp Pharm. 1995; 25:163-5.

Anonymous. Sources of drug therapy information. Therapeutics Letter 2000; May/June:35-6.

Arulappu RG, Taylor DJ. Obstetric drug information service. Am J Hosp Pharm 1982; 39:1511-4.

Ascione FJ. Collection, evaluation, and dissemination of drug interaction information by the APHA drug interactions evaluation program. Drug Inf J 1976; 10:33-5.

Atkinson HC, Begg EJ. The Christchurch Hospital drug information service: organisation and an audit of the first 300 questions answered. NZ Med J 1987; 100:530-2.

Bell JE, Grimes BJ, Bouchard VE et al. A new approach to delivering drug information to the physician through a pharmacy consultation program. Am J Hosp Pharm 1970; 27:29-37.

Bell JE, Bouchard VE, South JC et al. A new approach to delivering drug information to the physician through a pharmacy consultation program, Part IV evaluation results. Am J Hosp Pharm 1973; 30:300-10.

Biarez O, Sarrut B, Doreau CG et al. Comparison and evaluation of nine bibliographic databases concerning adverse drug reactions. DICP 1991; 25:1062-1065.

Bingham JM, Thomsom B, Foran SM, et al. Guidelines for quality assurance of drug information centres. Aust J Hosp Pharm 1993; 23:422-429.

Blackburn JL, Laxdal OE, Dempsey JM. Saskatchewan dial-access drug information service. Can Med Assoc J 1976; 115:869-71.

Bonal J, Castro I, Duran J. Trends in clinical pharmacy in Spain. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 1980; 14:259-65.

Burleson KW. Review of computer applications in institutional pharmacy. Am J Hosp Pharm 1982; 39:53-70.

Calloway RA. CD-ROM Database. Am Pharm 1993; NS33:5-6. Letter.

Cardoni AA, Palmer HA, Grover R. Drug information and the community pharmacist. J Am Pharm Assoc 1977; 17:680-4.

Chow MSS. Drug information center--a rapid source for therapeutic information. Conn Med 1967; 41:375.

Cluxton RJ, Hunter RH, Reed RC. Comparison of five information services as sources for bioavailability data. Am J Hosp Pharm 1979; 36:1215-8.

Collins GE, Searching and organizing the professional literature. In: Brown TR, Smith MC, eds. Handbook of institutional pharmacy practice. 2nd Ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1986:249-254.

Conner CS, Sawyer DR, Sbarbaro JA et al. Consultations with attorneys as a funding source for drug information centers. Am J Hosp Pharm 1982; 39:1311-3.

Cornell JA, Gatewood LC, David TD et al. Cost comparison of searching the Iowa Drug Information Service index manually and by computer. Am J Hosp Pharm 1981; 38:680-4.

Couper IA. Hospital-based drug information centers. J Hosp Pharm 1972; 208:125-9.

Davies DM. Sources of information on drugs. In: Inman WHW, ed. Monitoring for drug safety. Lancaster, England: MTP Press Ltd; 1980:652.

Davis DR. Results of a feasibility study into the establishment of centralized drug information services. Aust J Hosp Pharm 1974; 4:69-74.

Day RL, Hansten PD, Williams RL et al. Task force report on cautionary statements in OTC advertisements. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 1980; 14:358-70.

Dombrowski SR, Visconti JA. National audit of drug information centers. Am J Hosp Pharm 1985; 42:819-26.

Duffull SB, Begg, EJ. Comparative assessment of databases used in a drug information service. Aust J Hosp Pharm 1992; 22:364-8.

Drew AK, O'Reilly BA. A survey of drug information centres in Australia. Aust J Hosp Pharm. 1995; 25:433-6.

Eickholt T. Drug information center. NLU Pharmacy Newlsetter 1987; Spring:3-4.

Evens RP. Pharm D drug information rotation experience, philosophy, objectives and evaluation. Am J Pharm Educ 1979; 43:133-42.

Ferencz N. An S.D.I. for drug information. Drug Inf J 1980; 14:27-31.

Fischer JM. Drug information systems. Drugs Today 1985; 21:97-105.

Frias S. Quality assurance programme by computer of the passive information in a drug information centre. Pharm World Sci. 1993; 15(Jun 18, Suppl D):D11. Abstract.

Gallo GR, Wertheimer AI. An international survey of drug information centers. Drug Inf J 1985; 19:57-61.

Gans JA. Access to and use of scientific literature by practising pharmacists. International Pharmacy Journal 1990; 4(4):170.

Gerety MG, Cornell JE, Plichta DT. Adverse events related to drugs and drug withdrawal in nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc 1993;41:1326-32.

Greenlaw CW, Zellers DD. Computerized drug-drug interaction screening system. Am J Hosp Pharm 1978; 35:567-70.

Greth PA. Data processing application to drug information services. Hosp Pharm 1966; 1:26-30.

Hailemeskel B, White DP, Lakew DG et al. CD-ROM drug information resources: are they useful tools for pharmacists? ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting 2001;36(Dec):P396E. 2001. Abstract of meeting presentation.

Haynes LM, Patterson AA, Wade SU. Drug information resources in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system. Hosp Pharm. 1995; 30:297-301.

Higgins DG. Bias in medical information. Drug Inf J 1979; 13:21-2.

Hladik WB, Gregorio N, Braun TL et al. Radiopharmaceutical information and consultation services. In: Hladik WB, Saha GB, Study KT, eds. Essentials of nuclear medicine science. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1987: 389-402.

Hlynka JN, Golightly LK, Willis GA. The B.C. drug and poison and information centre. Can J Hosp Pharm 1978; 31:129-31.

Hopkins L. The hospital-based drug information center. Drexel Library Quarterly 1982(Spring); 18(2):30-8.

Hull, BL. Managing a drug information service. Pharm Times 1992; 58:4HPT-11HPT.

Hutchinson R, Burkholder DF. Clinical pharmacy practice--its functional relationship to drug information service. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 1971; 5:181-5.

Illsley SS, Sudds TW. Indexing and abstracting services to the primary drug literature. Hosp Formul 1982; 17:1193-7.

Ivey MF, Smith GH. A "mini-residency" in drug information for the practicing pharmacist. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 1979; 13:603-7.

Jaffe WE, Sisca TS. "Big-time" clinical pharmacy in a small community hospital. Hosp Pharm 1973; 8:244-53.

Joy ME, Arana CJ, Gallo GR. Use of information sources at a university hospital drug information service. Am J Hosp Pharm 1986; 43:1226-9.

Kasilo OJ and Nhachi CFB. Recommendations for establishing a drug and toxicology information center in a developing country. DICP 1991; 25:1379-1383.

Kasilo OJ, Nhachi CFB. How to establish a drug and toxicology information centre in a developing country. Essential Drugs Monitor 1993; No.16:8-9.

Kessler JM, Jacknowitz AT. A survey and evaluation of the availability and use of drug information resources of West Virginia hospital pharmacies. Drug Inf J 1981; 15:32-7.

Kimelblatt BJ, Kucich JM, Silverman HM et al. Marketing drug information to corporations. Am J Hosp Pharm 1982; 39:313-4.

Landau J, Rosenberg JM. A required mini-rotation in a drug information center for baccalaureate level students. Am J Pharm Ed 1982; 46:158-61.

Leach FN. The regional drug information service, a factor in health care? Brit Med J 1978; 1:766-8.

Lobato M, Garcia A. Analysis of the time delay of the information covered by the Iowa Drug Information Service. Rev Assoc Esp Farm Hosp 1977; 1:225-32.

Longe RL, Gross GW, Riley MW. A drug information training programme. Aust J Hosp Pharm 1979; 9:150-2.

Madden M, MacDonald A. An evaluation and comparison of nine drug information retrieval services. Drug Inf J 1977; 11:47-59.

Maguire ME, D'Arcy PF. Drug information services in four European countries - Czech and Slovak Federative Republic, the former Democratic Republic of Germany, Hungary and Poland. International Pharmacy Journal 1994; 8(2):71-4.

Maguire ME, D'Arcy PF. Present drug information services in Europe including "the two pharmacists of Verona." Belfast, Northern Ireland, U.K.:School of Pharmacy, The Queen's University of Belfast; 1988.

Mangad M, Fong E, Reed S. Drug information sources, survey of selected drug-related repositories and information services. SCID-TR series. U.S. Justice Department, Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Bureau; 1972.

Markowitz T, Brown WF. Meddoc three years later. Drug Inf J 1976; 10:152-8.

Martinez D, Fuentes FJ, Saeger W. Objective and subjective evaluations of a TV-program vs small group instruction for the Iowa Drug Information Service. Am J Pharm Ed 1982; 46:49-53.

McCabe JC, Henry DA, Lawson DH. Drug information centres, new role for pharmacists? Scott Med J 1977; 22:147-50.

McCloskey WW, Vogenberg FR. Drug information resources in managed care organizations. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 1995;55:2007-9.

McMorrow JP, Butler CD, Duffel P et al. New Ideas at Iowa Drug Information Service. Aust J Hosp Pharm 1988; 18:99. Abstract.

McMorrow J, Butler CD. Reliability of two manually searchable databases as sources of information relating to drug use in humans. Aust J Hosp Pharm 1990; 20:128. Abstract.

McNulty H. Collaboration and work sharing of drug information services in the United Kingdom. Drug Inf J 1983; 17:95-103.

Michel DJ, Knodel LC. Use of bibliographic, abstracting, and computer resources in drug information centers. Am J Hosp Pharm 1988; 45:624-5.

Milne A. A pilot study to examine the comparative usefulness of the Iowa Drug Information Service (IDIS) and MEDLINE in meeting the demands of a pharmacy-based drug-information service. J Clin Pharm 1978; 2:227-37.

Modrzejewski K. Through what sources can I access AJHP electronically? Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2005;62:134-8.

Mullerova H, Vlcek J. European drug information centers – survey of activities. Pharm World & Science 1998;20:131-5.

Nagavi BG, Parthasarathi G, Nyfort-Hansen K. Clinical pharmacy: past present & future. Eastern Pharmacist 1998;March;41:21-2.

Naylor MJV. Drug information--an integral part of pharmacy service. Can J Hosp Pharm 1971; 24:131-4.

Nickas J. Drug information for physicians. Ann Intern Med 1985; 103:956-7. Letter.

Pahor M, Chrischilles EA, Guralnik JM et al. Drug data coding and analysis in epidemiologic studies. Eur J Epidemiol 1994;10:405-11.

Patterson LE. A hospital based drug information service and its role in teaching future pharmacy practitioners. Drug Inf J 1973; 7:24-5.

Peterson J. Drug Information "Systems". Mont Pharm; 1992; 16(Dec):7-8.

Reilly MJ. Availability, accessibility, and presentation of drug information. In: vander Kleijn E and Jonker JR, eds. Clinical pharmacy. Amsterdam: Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press; 1977:137-46.

Rogers ML. Development of a shared database for drug information in the United Kingdom. Am J Hosp Pharm 1985; 42:1702, 1706. Letter.

Rosenberg JM, Peritore SP. A drug information service in a community hospital. Am J Hosp Pharm 1971; 28:270-4.

Rosenberg JM, Kirschenbaum HL, Labella NA. Update on drug information centers in the United States. Am J Hosp Pharm 1981; 38:1522-4.

Rosenberg JM, Martino FP, Kirschenbaum HL et al. Pharmacist-operated drug information centers in the United States--1986. Am J Hosp Pharm 1987; 44:337-44.

Rosenberg JM, Fuentes RJ, Starr CH, Kirschenbaum HL, McGuire H. Pharmacist-operated drug information centers in the United States. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 1995; 52:991-6.

Rosenberg JM, Koumis T, Nathan JP. Current status of pharmacist-operated information centers in the United States. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2004;61:2023-32.

Rosman AW. Therapeutics bibliography for clinical pharmacists. Am J Hosp Pharm 1980; 37:406-7.

Rowles B. A basic course in drug literature and evaluation. Am J Pharm Educ 1978; 42:138-40.

Rumschlag D, Howes B. IDIS: Iowa Drug Information Service. CD-ROM World 1993; 6:80-83.

Scala D, Bracco A, Cozzolino S et al. Italian drug information centres: benchmark report. Pharm World & Science 2001;23:217-23.

Schneiweiss F. Alternate sources of drug information, indexing, and abstracting systems. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 1979; 13:512-7.

Schneiweiss F. Literature searching by computer in a university-based drug information center: format of pharmacist-generated input data. Hosp Pharm 1979; 14:732-5.

Schneiweiss F. The impact of on-line information retrieval in a college based drug information center. Drug Inf J 1980; 14:130-2.

Schneiweiss F. Use and cost analysis of online literature searching in a university-based drug information center. Am J Hosp Pharm 1983; 40:254-6.

Schulz, M. Drug information centers in Europe. Ann Pharmacotherapy 1992; 26:1158. Letter.

Seaba HH, Tester WW. Newer aspects of the Iowa Drug Information Service. Drug Inf J 1975; 9:123-4.

Seaba HH. Comment: selected topics in drug information access and practice: an update. Ann Pharmacother. 1995; 29: 941-2. Letter.

See K, Bergquist S. Pharmacist as a provider of oncology ambulatory care services. Am J Hosp Pharm 1976; 33:1145-7.

Shimomura SK, Watanabe AS. Adverse drug reactions, illustrated by clinical case studies. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 1975; 9:190-7.

Shinn AF. The development of a bi-state drug information network on a pre-paid basis. Paper presented at 12th Annual ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Atlanta, GA: 1977 Dec 4-8.

Shinn AF. Development of a 24-hour 7-day-a-week professional drug information service in a private college of pharmacy. Drug Inf J 1977; 11:251-3.

Sigell LT, Nelson DE, Yokel RA et al. Past, present and future of drug information centers as catalysts for the utilization of drug therapy information. Drug Inf J 1977; 11:11-6.

Simpson TR Jr, Simpson TR. Poison control revisited. J Am Pharm Assoc 1976; 16:659-63.

Sloggem J. Drug-information systems for hospital pharmacists. J Clin Pharm 1978; 2:239-45.

Smith S, Bottle R. Use of information services by drug information pharmacists. Pharmaceutical J. 1994; 253: 499-501.

Snow B. Drug information requests at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. Am J Pharm Educ 1979; 43:130-3.

Swain GA, Temkin LA, Gallina JN et al. Analysis of drug information questions on a decentralized pharmacy service unit. Hosp Pharm 1983; 18:469-72.

Taggiasco N, Sarrut B, Doreau CG. European survey of independent drug information centers. Ann Pharmacotherapy 1992; 26:422-8.

Tester WW, Oleson CH. Microfilm file forms data base, the Iowa Drug Information Service is a computer-based system offering easy access to current articles on drugs and drug therapy. Hospitals 1971; 45:102-8.

Timm DM, Swartz KM, Amoh KN. King Khalid University Hospital drug and poison information service, a descriptive report and comparison with the University of Minnesota drug information center. J Pharm Technol 1991; 7:179-181.

Tourville JF, McLeod DC. Comparison of the clinical utility of four drug information services. Am J Hosp Pharm 1975; 32:1153-8.

Troutman WG, Wanke LA. Advantages and disadvantages of combining poison control and drug information centers. Am J Hosp Pharm 1983; 40:1219-22.

Wanke LA. IDIS self-instructional guide. Am J Hosp Pharm 1977; 34:1307-8. Letter.

Wanke LA. Self-instructional guide to the Iowa Drug Information Service. Drug Intell Clin Pharm 1977; 11:688-9. Letter.

Watanabe AS, McCart G, Shimomura S et al. Systematic approach to drug information requests. Am J Hosp Pharm 1975; 32:1282-5.

Watanabe AS, Connor CS. Principles of drug information services: A syllabus of systematic concepts. Hamilton, IL: Drug Intelligence Publications, Inc; 1978.

Watanabe AS, Groth PE. A comparative description of common secondary drug information systems. Drug Inf J 1979; 13:31-4.

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