British National Formulary


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British National Formulary

A joint publication of the British Medical Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. It is published biannually under the authority of a Joint Formulary Committee, comprised of representatives of the two professional bodies and the UK Health Departments. The BNF aims to provide prescribers, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals with sound, up-to-date information about the use of medicines.
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Appendix 5 of the British National Formulary should only be used as a guide as it does not contain quantitative data on which to base individual decisions * Health professionals should recognise that there may be adverse health consequences for both mother and baby if the mother does not breastfeed.
Dr Rayner said the Inquiry found junior doctor Dr Klran Tawana was told to prescribe "conventional" Amphotericln, but as she had only prescribed It once, she resorted to an Internet version of the British National Formulary medicines manual after being unable to find a paper copy.
Since these deaths, I have taught my students to always prescribe drugs by the generic name and check everything in their dosage manual, the British National Formulary (BNF).
According to the British National Formulary, the doctors'' drug Bible, the use of Duromine (phentermine) as a general slimming aid is NOT justified as any possible benefits are outweighed by the risks.
Pharmaceutical Press is also responsible for such highly respected publications as the British National Formulary (with the BMJ Group) and The Pharmaceutical Journal.
Contract notice: Storage and Distribution Provider for delivery of the British National Formulary Publications.
From the British Medical Association, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists Group, the British National Formulary (BNF) for children provides information on the prescription, dispensing, and use of medicines for treating children from birth to adolescence.
The prescription of gluten-free foods, which are listed in the British National Formulary, costs Wales in the region of pounds 2m a year.
Examples of leave-on emollients (*) Very greasy Emulsifying ointment, BP ([dagger]) Epaderm[R] ointment Hydromol[R] ointment Hydrous ointment, BP Liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin ointment, NPF (50:50) ([dagger]) Greasy Cetraben[R] emollient cream Diprobase[R] cream Doublebase[R] gel Oilatum Junior[R] cream Light Aveeno[R] cream E45[R] lotion Keri[R] lotion Adapted from the British National Formulary (9) (*) A full list of obtainable emollients is available at: www.
I am not sure how effective it is, but it is the only preventative that warrants a mention in the doctor's drug Bible, the British National Formulary.
Skyscape[R], the worldwide leading service for trusted medical information by specialty for mobile devices, today announces the availability of the British National Formulary (BNF) on mobile platforms.
Nurses and pharmacists have since been given the option in Wales to go on to become independent prescribers, which allows them to prescribe from the British National Formulary.

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