Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

Herbs & Supplements,

Alcohol & Alcoholism

  • has a comprehensive Drug Database, including a Drug Interaction Checker.
    (Free registration is required to use the site)

  • Medline Plus: Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information
    U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
    (a good information source for the lay person)

MU PT, Case Managment Series:

  1. General Principals of Pharmacology - Prost

  2. Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Medications - Prost

  3. VERY simplified list of common drug adverse effects - Prost 

    3.b  Analgesic Drug - categories - Prost

  4. Rheumatology Medications - Prost

  5. Arthritis Foundation: drug CATEGORY information -- specific drugs

  6. Diabetes medications - Prost

  7. Table of Drug adverse effects - Prost

  8. Corticosteroid adverse effects & information on Anabolic steroids - Prost

  9. Geriatrics & Pharmacology -- Polypharmacy - Prost

  10. Medications in Dementia Patients - Hu
    Hu D. (2008). Retrieved 11-22-2011 from National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

  11. Beers List: potentially inappropriate medication use in the older adult
    American Geriatrics Society 2023 updated AGS Beers CriteriaŽ for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults. By the 2023 American Geriatrics Society Beers CriteriaŽ Update Expert Panel.

  12. Partnership for Prescription Assistance
    ... find out if someone is eligible for financial assistance with prescription medications.

13. EB Resources on Herbs and Supplements:

NIH Medline Plus: Herbs and Supplements

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Integrative Medicine Service
Evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, and more

Evaluating Web-Based Health Resources (NCAAM)
... 5 questions to ask when you visit a site

14. Resources on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse:

  1. FAQ' s on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism -- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  2. Learn about Alcoholism -- Non-profit Educational Website
  3. How To Screen and Conduct Brief Interventions for Alcohol Problems
    (Intended for physicians & nurses)   --National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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School of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy

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Updated:August 29, 2023