Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorJonathan D.EldredgeMLS, PhD, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media
one CD-ROM, requirements for single workstation: 256 colors, 2x-speed CD drive; Macintosh: 8 MB RAM; Windows: 486/75 MHz computer, 3MB free RAM, SVGA monitor; documentation: 20 pp user's guide, $199 single, ISBN 0-8385-8138-2, $349 network, ISBN-0-8385-8139-0, Stamford, Conn, Appleton & Lange New Media, 1998.
For a family practitioner, the promise on the package of this offering of "the most up-to-date, authoritative pharmacotherapy information available" seemed appealing, and this review was conducted with the office needs of a practicing physician primarily in mind. The CD-ROM loaded the program promptly in Windows 95 and presented the first screen, which displayed the four main components: Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach , 3rd ed, Pharmacotherapy: A Patient Focused Approach , Instructor's Guide to the previous, and Handbook of Clinical Drug Data 1997-1998, 8th ed.
PharmacotherapyPharmacotherapy.complete (CD-ROM). JAMA. 1998;280(17):1543-1544. doi:10.1001/jama.280.17.1543-JBK1104-5-1