What's in the Tool Book?

The following Content Collection is accurate as of June 19, 2017. For the most recent updates to this table, access the Tool Book at Dorsata.com.

Content Collection

  1. About the Tool Book

    1. Recent Updates to the Tool Book
    2. Copyright and Editors
    3. Acknowledgments and Disclaimer
    4. Medicina Fortis (Strong Medicines)
    5. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Drug Information Resources
  2. Antibiotic Stewardship Program and Infectious Disease Treatment Guidelines

    1. Program Components
      1. Antibiotic Stewardship at BJH
      2. Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitalized Adults
      3. Antibiograms (2014, 2015, 2016)
      4. Antimicrobial Cost Index
      5. Obtaining ID Approval
      6. Antibiotic Approval Personnel
      7. Antimicrobial Restriction Categories
      8. Antimicrobial Restrictions by Drug Class
      9. Pharmacist MTS Protocol for IV to Enteral Therapeutic Interchange
      10. Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Protocol
    2. Drug Monographs
      1. Acyclovir, IV Dosing Calculator
      2. Aminoglycosides, Formulary Status
      3. Aminoglycosides, General Dosing Guidance
      4. Aminoglycosides, Dosing Algorithm
      5. Amphotericin B, Liposomal IV (AmBisome)
      6. Ampicillin/Sulbactam
      7. Aztreonam
      8. Cefepime
      9. Cefotaxime
      10. Cefotetan
      11. Cefoxitin
      12. Ceftaroline
      13. Ceftazidime/Avibactam
      14. Ceftolozane/Tazobactam
      15. Ceftriaxone
      16. Chloramphenicol, IV
      17. Cidofovir, IV
      18. Ciprofloxacin
      19. Clindamycin
      20. Colistin, IV
      21. Colistin Dosing Calculator
      22. Daptomycin
      23. Daptomycin Dosing Calculator
      24. Ertapenem
      25. Fluconazole
      26. Flucytosine Dosing Calculator
      27. Foscarnet, IV
      28. Ganciclovir and Valganciclovir
      29. Hepatitis C Antivirals
      30. Imipenem
      31. Isavuconazole (isavuconazonium)
      32. Itraconazole
      33. Levofloxacin, IV and PO
      34. Linezolid
      35. Meropenem
      36. Metronidazole
      37. Micafungin
      38. Moxifloxacin, IV and PO
      39. Oseltamivir (Tamiflu)
      40. Piperacillin/Tazobactam
      41. Posaconazole
      42. Quinupristin/Dalfopristin
      43. Ribavirin, Inhaled
      44. Telavancin
      45. Telavancin Dosing Calculator
      46. Tigecycline
      47. Vancomycin
      48. Vancomycin, Empirical Dosing
      49. Vancomycin Dosing Adjustments Guideline
      50. Adjusting Vancomycin Based on Levels, Algorithm
      51. Voriconazole
      52. Voriconazole Dosing Adjustments in Obese Patients
    3. Diagnostic Microbiology
      1. HIV Testing Algorithm
      2. Hepatitis C Virus Testing Algorithm
    4. Renal Dosing of Antimicrobials
      1. Renal Dosing for Selected Antimicrobials
      2. Continuous Renal Replacesent Therapy (CRRT), Dosing of Selected Antimicrobials
    5. Infectious Diseases Treatment Guidelines
      1. Antibiotic Lock Therapy
      2. Clostridium Difficile Infection
      3. Influenza Vaccine Screening for BJH Inpatients
      4. Intravenous Beta-Lactams for SeriousMSSA Infections
      5. Intra-Abdominal Infection Treatment Guidelines
      6. Algorithm for Intra-Abdominal Infection Treatment
      7. Obese Dosing Adjustments for Selected Antimicrobials
      8. Sexual Assault, Adult: STD Prophylaxis and Emergency Contraception
      9. Surgical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Selected Surgical Procedures
      10. Tuberculosis Latent Infection and Disease
    6. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
      1. Antiretroviral Therapy
      2. HIV+ Pregnant Patients
      3. HIV Prophylaxis for Exposed Newborns
      4. Opportunistic Infection (OI) Primary Prophylaxis
      5. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Sexual Assault (HIV nPEP)

    Anticoagulation Therapy

    1. Antithrombotics, Disease-Specific Therapy
    2. Apixaban (Eliquis)
    3. Chads2 Score
    4. Dabigatran (Pradaxa)
    5. Enoxaparin (Lovenox), Therapeutic
    6. Hemorr2hages Score
    7. Heparin, High-Dose Subcutaneous for VTE
    8. Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
    9. Heparin Infusions, Dosing and Nomogram
    10. Prothrombin Complex Concentrate (PCC)
    11. Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
    12. Warfarin
  3. Anticoagulation Reversal

    1. Activated Factor VIIa (rFVIIa, Novo-Seven)
    2. Heparin Reversal Algorithm
    3. Life-Threatening Bleeding with No Anticoagulant Use Algorithm
    4. Life Threatening Bleeding or Need for Emergent Surgical Procedure
    5. Direct Thrombin INhibitor Reversal Algorithm
    6. LMWH Reversal Algorithm
    7. Factor Xa Inhibitor Reversal Algorithm'
    8. Warfarin Reveral: Minor Bleeding Algorithm
    9. Warfarin Reversal: Major, NON-Life Threatening Bleeding Algorithm
    10. Warfarin Reversal: Major, Life Threatening Bleeding Algorithm
    11. Warfarin Reversal
  4. Disasters / Weapons of Mass Destruction

    1. Disaster Preparedness at BJH
    2. Weapons of Mass Destruction
  5. Drug Information

    1. General Information
      1. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Drug Information Resources
      2. Selected P&T Committee Policies
      3. Formulary Categories of Drugs
    2. Drug or Disease-Specific Monographs
      1. Acetaminophen Overdose
      2. Administration Times, Standardized
      3. Antidotes
      4. Chest Pain or Ischemic Symptoms Initial Management
      5. Chest Pain or Ischemic Symptoms Inpatient Management
      6. Child-Pugh Score: Hepatic Dose Adjustments
      7. Clozapine REMS Program
      8. Corticosteroid Conversions
      9. Dofetilide
      10. Emergency Drug Administration Guide
      11. Essential Hypertension Treatment Algorithm
      12. Hypertension Treatment
      13. Insulin, Subcutaneous Use in Hospitalized Patients
      14. Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIg) Dosing by Body Weight
      15. IV Infusion Guide
      16. Malignant Hyperthermia
      17. Oral Antipsychotics
      18. Selecting a Statin for Adults >21 Years Old
      19. Short-Acting Intramuscular Antipsychotics for Acute Agitation
      20. Statin Use for ASCVD Risk Reduction
      21. Status Epilepticus in Adults
      22. Taking Care of Actively Dying Patients
      23. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
      24. Therapeutic Hypothermia for Cardiac Arrest
      25. Therapeutic Substitutions
      26. Weight-Based Vasoactive Conversion Tables
  6. ICU Sedation and Paralysis

    1. ICU Sedation and Paralysis
    2. ICU Drugs for ICU Sedation and Analgesia
    3. ICU Drugs for Neuromuscular Blockade
  7. Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Prevention

    1. Isolation Precautions Quick Reference Guide
    2. Airborne Precautions With N95 Respirator Guidelines for Initiation and Follow-Up
  8. Oncology Supportive Care

    1. Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting
    2. Extravasation
    3. Febrile Neutropenia, Stem Cell Transplant Pathway
    4. Febrile Neutropenia, Stem Cell Transplant Guideline
    5. Hypercalcemia of Malignancy
    6. Opioid Analgesics for Cancer Pain
    7. Pasero Opioid Sedation Scale (POSS)
    8. Spinal Cord Compression
    9. Tumor Lysis Syndrome Guideline
    10. Tumor Lysis Syndrome Algorithm

  9. Patient and Medication Safety

    1. Dangerous Abbreviations
    2. Disclosure of Adverse Events
    3. Falls Caused by High Risk Medications
    4. High Risk Medications
    5. Safe Medication Prescribing
    6. Sound/Look Alike Medication Errors
  10. Pediatric Dosing

    1. Pediatric Antimicrobial Dosing
    2. Pediatric Bone and Joint Infections: Empiric Treatment
    3. Pediatric CNS Infections: Empiric Treatment
    4. Pediatric Gastrointestinal/Abdominal Infections: Empiric Treatment
    5. Pediatric Genitourinary Tract Infections: Empiric Treatment
    6. Pediatric Miscellaneous Infections: Empiric Treatment
    7. Pediatric Respiratory Tract, Ears, Nose Throt Infections: Empiric Treatment
    8. Pediatric Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Empiric Treatment
    9. Pediatric Seizure Guidelines

  11. Pediatric Seizures

    1. Pediatric Seizure Guidelines
    2. Pediatric Seizure Algorithm
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