Send an email to the Fawks company

 

  

     

 

 

 

 

 

Helpful links

https://blackboxrx.com/app/guest Black Box Warnings powered by Formweb, provides a list of medications with black box warnings, alphabetically and by therapeutic class. This is a proprietary Web site and requires payment of a fee for access.

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/PostmarketDrugSafetyInformationforPatientsandProviders/ucm111085.htm FDA Drug Safety Web site allows you to search or browse medications with FDA Safety Alerts; Healthcare Professional, Patient, and Consumer Information Sheets; Medication Guides; and Information Pages

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/2012BeersCriteria_JAGS.pdf The American Geriatric Society has updated the Beers Criteria list based on evidence-based recommendations. The updated report was published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/2012AGSBeersCriteriaCitations.pdf View the updated Beers list, along with rationale for why the medications might be inappropriate and the strength of the recommendation based on available research

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/health_care_professionals/clinical_practice/clinical_guidelines_recommendations/2012 Additional resources about the Beers Criteria. 

https://www.ascp.com/articles/when-medicine-hurts-instead-helps-executive-summary When Medicine Hurts Instead of Helps: Preventing Medication Problems in Older Persons

https://www.ascp.com/articles/when-medicine-hurts-silent-epidemic When Medicine Hurts: The Silent Epidemic

https://www.ascp.com/articles/antipsychotic-medication-use-nursing-facility-residents Antipsychotic Medication Use in Nursing Facility Residents

http://surveyortraining.cms.hhs.gov/pubs/AntiPsychoticMedHome.aspx Improving Dementia Care and Reducing Unnecessary Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes CMS Training.  If you are a provider or do not wish to receive credit for viewing the program, please visit the CMS Surveyor Training Website and click on the program that you wish to view.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk4wcLK9nTc&feature=youtu.be Want to help your facilities better appreciate the value of non-pharmacologic treatments? Here’s an informative video from CMS entitled "Improving Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: Best Care Practices."

http://www.epocrates.com/products

·  Access free mobile and online drug references

·  Participate in the Epocrates Honors market research panel

·  Receive special offers and invitations