December 5, 2003
Today Medical Wizards Corporation announced the release
of their Ultimate Drug Guide (UDG). The UDG is based on
the Davis's Drug Guide and has substantial functionality
not available in any other drug guide.
Until now Medical Wizards' product line has been that of
specialized medical calculators. This product launches a
new era in drug reference for nurses by merging drug reference
with calculation tools; the UDG seamlessly allows nurses
to reference drug information and calculate drug dosages
for any given patient.
Unlike other productions of Davis's Drug Guide, UDG contains
the entire content of the Davis's Drug Guide, not just the
drug information sections. Additional tools such as unit
conversion calculators are also incorporated.
This product merges many of the advantages of weight based drug
dosing calculation with a comprehensive drug reference. The user
can easily accesss the integrated critical care infusion calculators
for items such as dopamine, nitroglycerin, amiodarone, and over
20 other common critical care medications. The flashing red calculator
icon alerts the user when looking up a drug that a calculator is
The price is $49.99, which includes 12 months of updates. Memory
requirements are more substantial than other drug guides, but
the additional functionality and information matches the additional
For Palm OS users deploying to a storage card (SD or Memory Stick),
RAM requirements are just 540 KB.
The total product is 8.3 MB for Palm OS and 8.85 MB for Pocket