This evidence-based resource is Australia’s national and independent dosing guide for prescribing and administering medicines to children from birth to 18 years.
Print updated annually
Online updated six-monthly
An evidence-based, peer-reviewed, independent medicines reference, the AMH is preferred by thousands of health professionals in Australia. Print updated annually Online updated six-monthly Download updated six-monthly
Comprehensive reference source on drugs and medicines used throughout the world. Includes herbals, diagnostic agents, radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical excipients, toxins, and poisons as well as drugs and medicines.
Independent non-government provider
Print updated every two years CD ROM updated every two years Online updated quarterly
Evidence-based drug information to assist in answering clinical queries. It is composed of several databases that can be searched separately or through an integrated index. Database topics include drugs, alternative medicine, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and acute/emergency care.
Prescribing information for prescription and non-prescription medicines classified by therapeutic class. Content varies by product - electronic products include additional tools and databases ( e.g. Drug Alert- interactions checker).
Print MIMS annual published yearly, abbreviated version updated and published every two months Online updated monthly Hand held electronic devices updated monthly CD-ROM updated monthly Integration into clinical software updated monthly
Publication of guidance on new and existing medicines, treatments, procedures, services and technologies plus public health recommendations on how to help improve people’s health and prevent disease. Guidance based on the best available evidence and input from experts and interested parties.
UK Government provider
Website new guidance issued regularly, updated as required E-alert for new guidance
Some resources may be available free of charge or at a reduced premium via your employer or professional organisation.
The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) includes an incentive for practices to provide medical practitioners with access to key electronic clinical resources. This is one of the three requirements for the eHealth Incentive. For more information, see the eHealth Guidelines.