BNF for Children 2020-2021


Paediatric Formulary Committee
Price: £59.95

Trusted by healthcare professionals across the world to support confident decision-making at the point of care. The new edition provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines to children, plus legal and professional guidelines.

Recommendations in the BNF for Children have been constructed on the basis of authoritative sources, emerging evidence, best practice guidelines and advice from a network of paediatric experts. The process is overseen by a paediatric formulary committee.

Extensive content updates in the new edition include:

  • New monographs on:

    • Gilenya ® [fingolimod] for multiple sclerosis

    • Mozobil ® [plerixafor] to mobilise haematopoietic stem cells to peripheral blood for collection and subsequent autologous transplantation in patients with lymphoma or solid malignant tumours

    • Renapime ® [cefepime] for bacterial infection

  • MHRA advice

    • Domperidone for nausea and vomiting: lack of efficacy in children; reminder of contra-indications in adults and adolescents

  • Dose changes

    • Epipen ®preparations (adrenaline/epinephrine) [body-weight ranges for children’s dosing updated]

    • Idursulfase [updated age range]

    • Qvar ® (beclometasone dipropionate) [age-range extension]

Please visit for full list of updates

Unique Benefits

  • Up-to-date information on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines for children

  • Authoritative, independent guidance on best practice enabling healthcare professionals to select safe and effective medicines for children

  • Information, healthcare professionals trust for quality and reliability

  • Everything healthcare professionals need at their fingertips, all in one book

Extent 1200 pages ISBN 9780857113726
Size N/A Price £59.95
Format Paperback Published 02 Sep 2020
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