With this edition, AHFS Drug Information® (AHFS® DI™) marks 63 years of continuous publication as the premier evidence-based drug compendium. The mission of AHFS® DI™ is to provide an evidence-based foundation for safe and effective drug therapy. Widely trusted for its established record in refuting unfounded efficacy claims, its rigorous science-based editorial process, and its independence from the influence of pharmaceutical manufacturers, AHFS® DI™ has remained true to its mission since the first edition was published in 1959. This notable achievement of more than six decades of evidence-based medical publishing has gained AHFS® DI™ the unique distinction of being the longest published federally designated drug compendium issued by a scientific and professional society.
2021 Updates Include:
Special Feature: A discussion of recent evidence questioning aspirin’s role in primary prevention of cardiovascular events in most adults, including the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association’s positions.
This title updates: Monthly
"This reference is widely used and trusted for its established record in refuting unfounded efficacy claims, its rigorous science-based editorial process, and its independence from the influence of pharmaceutical manufacturers."
-- Jennifer Colon, PharmD, MS, MBA (Temple University School of Pharmacy) - previous edition
"You cannot be a pharmacist without this book. For clinical pharmacists especially it is the standard..."
-- Miriam Klein, Pharm.D. R.Ph. (Woodhull Medical Center) - previous edition
“AHFS Drug Information is by far the most comprehensive and informative drug reference that I use. It offers much more in-depth information and post-marketing [after FDA approval] analysis on drugs.”
-- Jay S. Cohen, M.D., Associate Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego Medical School - previous edition
“There is more in-depth information in AHFS DI, particularly pharmacology and kinetics. At times I especially need the unlabeled uses in AHFS Drug Information to answer questions. Other references don't include as many off-label uses.”
-- Paul Matuschka, Pharm.D., VA Medical Center, Louisville, KY - previous edition