BNF for Children 2008
The Essential Resource for Clinical Use of Medicines in Children
- British Medical Association (BMA)
BNF for Children (BNFC) provides essential practical information to all healthcare professionals involved in the prescribing, dispensing, monitoring, and administration of medicines to children. It encourages the safe, effective, and appropriate use of medicines for the management of childhood conditions.
Information in BNFC has been validated against emerging evidence, best practice guidelines, and advice from a network of clinical experts. The text is published under the authority of a Paediatric Formulary Committee.
Changes to this edition include:
Details of a new immunisation schedule for vaccination against the human papilloma virus.
Revised guidance on the treatment and prevention of urinary-tract infections.
New advice on the use of all forms of contraception, including emergency contraception.
A new section on the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease to further expand the guidance on management of sexually transmitted infections.
More information on the administration of continuous IV infusions in neonatal intensive care to reduce medication errors when calculating infusion rates.
This edition supersedes the 2007 edition of the BNFC (ISBN 9780853697411).
|Size||215 x 130mm||Price||£29.95|
|Format||Paperback||Published||03 Jul 2008|
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