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Welcome to Rx-wiki.

Rx-wiki is intended as an educational resource for educators, students, and anyone else that wants to learn and share knowledge about pharmacy. This site contains articles on topics ranging from pharmacology and compounding to the Hippocratic Oath and medication safety.

The first article published on this site is about Federal pharmacy law and provides a good example of formatting and layout with sections, subsections, web links, images, and more.

A Glossary is also available on the site to help define many of the terms used in various articles.

The newest article on Rx-wiki is about Medical terminology.

List of articles currently hosted on Rx-wiki

Currently, Rx-wiki is hosting 59 articles.

2002 Best Pharmaceuticals for Childrens Act
Anabolic Steroids Control Act
Barcoding technologies
Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act
Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act
Drug Addiction Treatment Act
Drug Enforcement Administration
Drug Price Competition and Patent-Term Restoration Act
Drug information resources
Drug recalls
Durham-Humphrey Amendment
Federal Antitampering Act
Federal pharmacy law
Five rights
Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
Food and Drug Administration
Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act
Harrison Narcotics Tax Act
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
High-alert medications
Hippocratic Oath
Kefauver-Harris Amendment
Medicaid Tamper-Resistant Prescription Law
Medical Device Amendments
Medical abbreviations
Medical terminology
Medicare Modernization Act
Medication errors
Medication order entry and fill process
Medication safety
Occupational Safety and Health Act
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990
Orange Book
Orphan Drug Act
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Patient package insert
Pharmacy billing and reimbursement
Pharmacy laws and regulations
Poison Prevention Packaging Act
Prescription Drug Marketing Act
Professional standards
Pure Food and Drug Act
Quality assurance
Risk evaluation and mitigation strategies
State requirements for pharmacy technicians
Tallman lettering
The Joint Commission
United States Pharmacopeia
Uruguay Round Agreements Act
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

Getting started

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