Audit tools

This section contains useful tools to help you get through audit, including access to Micromedex.


  

Sub Categories

Access to Martindale, Drug Reax and the Herbal Medicines database.


Micromedex Suite of Electronic Databases

YOUR LOGIN TO MICROMEDEX IS DIFFERENT TO YOUR GUILD WEBSITE LOGIN - PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR THE LOGIN DETAILS.

Guild membership also includes electronic access to Micromedex (Martindale, Drug Reax and the Alternative Medicines database). This fulfils audit requirements and costs approximately $1,000 excluding GST for a hard copy version.

Martindale provides extensive information on drugs and related substances in clinical use worldwide. It includes summaries for more than 100,000 proprietary products and presents brand names, manufacturer, country of origin, active constituents, physical characteristics, uses, adverse effects and their treatment, precautions, contraindications, interactions, and pharmacokinetics.

Drug-Reax offers access to drug-drug, drug-alternative medicines, drug-food, drug-ethanol interactions. It enables you to check for interacting drug ingredients, their effects, clinical significance and management and presents drug-specific rather than class-specific information for more accurate data interpretation.

Alternative Medicine Information is a full of referenced information covering commonly used alternative medicines. Its content includes uses, doses, pharmacological actions, side effects, contraindications, and safety and efficacy issues.

Micromedex login:
Username: PHARMGUILD
Password: T65258

Note: Please type in the username and password rather than copying them across from this page.

Access Micromedex here.

If you are having difficulty accessing Micromedex, please download the handy guide below.

      


Hard copies of the new Health and Disability Services - Pharmacy Services Standard can be purchased through the Guild's trading arm, PSL. Guild members receive the Standard at the discounted rate of $64 excluding GST per copy.

To order a copy of the Standard, simply phone 0800 775 725 or email info@psl.co.nz

 


The Women's Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide is a quick reference guide for health care professionals that provides practical and unbiased specialised information on medicine use in pregnancy and breastfeeding. 

Guild membership includes free access to this online guide. This fulfils audit requirements under the Drugs in pregnancy and breast feeding category. 

Note: Please remember to logout when you’ve finished using this guide so that all members can have access to this member benefit. To do that go to ‘My Account’ and click on the logout button. 

Login details:
Username: membership@pgnz.org.nz
Password: st6v2qrr

Access the Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Medicines Guide here.