Stay up to date with the 2017 AMH Book or Online
As with every edition, the hundreds of amendments, updates and additions reflect the latest shifts in evidence and practice. Some AMH 2017 changes:
- more than 20 new drugs, including Ulipristal for emergency contraception, Idarucizumab for reversal of dabigatran anticoagulation and Paritaprevir with ritonavir, ombitasvir and dasabuvir for chronic hepatitis C
- reviewed and updated therapeutic topics, eg Dyslipidaemia now includes evolocumab and a table comparing lipid-lowering drugs
- new safety information, eg severe skin reactions with bromhexine
New online Drug Interactions Search capability for interactions between drug/drug or drug/class pairs.
AMH Aged Care Companion
Our trusted, practical reference for doctors, nurses and pharmacists who work with older people. Latest edition changes include:
- a new topic on actinic keratosis
- information on the process of deprescribing - important for optimising the use of medicines in older people
- new illustrated inhaler device guide with links to instructions for choosing inhalers suitable for older patients
Other topics reviewed include asthma, COPD, gout, hypertension, dyslipidaemia and dyspepsia.
AMH Children’s Dosing Companion
The January 2017 online release includes new monographs for abatacept, anakinra, colchicine, glycopyrronium and ulipristal, as well as revised doses for codeine in children following a TGA review.
In cystic fibrosis, there are new doses for ivacaftor and a new monograph for the lumacaftor/ivacaftor combination.
Antimicrobial doses were reviewed for acute otitis media and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP).
All in all, this edition now includes information on nearly 400 drugs.
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