British National Formulary (BNF) 56 - September 2008
- British Medical Association / Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Published jointly by the British Medical Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, and compiled with the advice of clinical experts, this essential reference provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing and administering medicines.
The BNF details medicines prescribed in the UK, with special reference to their uses, cautions, contraindications, side-effects, dosage and relative costs. Drugs that are generally prescribed in the UK are included and those that are considered less suitable for prescribing are clearly identified.
Updated in print every six months, the BNF reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the use of medicines. It is intended for use by prescribers, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.
The BNF is used 600,000 times a day, 3 million times a week, according to a recent survey.
80% of healthcare professionals use the BNF in preference to all other drug information resources.
90% of respondents consider the BNF to be influential in their prescribing decisions.
Designed for rapid reference.
Updated twice a year to reflect changes in product availability as well as emerging safety concerns and shifts in clinical practice.
Supersedes 'British National Formulary (BNF) 55 - March 2008' (ISBN 9780853697763) and all previous editions.
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