Elsevier takes aim at medication errors with improvements to comprehensive drug reference

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Elsevier, a leading provider of medical information products and services, has improved its comprehensive drug reference tool Clinical Pharmacology by powering the service with the company's search engine ClinicalKey.

Clinical Pharmacology as powered by ClinicalKey will have a more intuitive user interface, speedier search functionality and quicker access to relevant content. The drug reference resource will continue to provide hourly drug information updates.

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"When clinicians make decisions at the point of care, they need fast, accurate and relevant answers to their medication questions," said Karthik Krishnan, senior vice president of clinical reference and workflow with Elsevier Clinical Solutions. "Clinical Pharmacology powered by ClinicalKey provides important updates even on weekends and holidays, which is unique amongst drug references. This helps organizations avoid harmful and costly medication errors and helps ensure patient safety."

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