Online version of the Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (CPS). Evidence-based treatment options for over 200 primary care conditions, written and peer-reviewed by expert Canadian physicians and pharmacists. Evidence-based information covering the full spectrum of therapy on more than 140 minor ailment conditions.
Also includes CTC Compendium of Therapeutic Choices, CTMA Compendium of Therapeutics for Minor Ailments, and CPMA Compendium of Products for Minor Ailments. Unlimited simultaneous users.
Mobile App available, please email the nursing librarian for download instructions.
The online version of the CPS (Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties) contains information on commonly used drug products available in Canada. e-CPS is one of Canada's most authoritative sources for prescription and OTC drug information, providing information on drug pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse effects and dosage. Also included are the latest drug updates, clinical tools, directories, and a product identification tool.
Many of OC Library's online resources are licensed for use by students and employees. You may be prompted to log in with myOkanagan username and password if you are off-campus.
Reference Sources to Get Started
Health dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks may be a useful starting point for finding information. Many of these resources provide basic information, overviews of disease, or introduce specialized terminology.
Top Print Reference Sources:
Mosby's dictionary of medicine, nursing & health professions (REF R 121 .M89 2013)
Dorland's illustrated medical dictionary. 32nd edition (REF R 121 .D73 2012)
Atlas of human anatomy by F. H. Netter (REF QM 25 .N46 2010)
Professional guide to diseases (REF RT 65 .P69 2012)
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5 (REF RC 455.2 .C4 D536)
This site is maintained by the librarians of Okanagan College Library. If you wish to comment on an individual page, please contact that page's author. If you have a question or comment about Okanagan College Library's LibGuides site as a whole, please contact the site administrator.