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PHARMACEUTICAL PRESS MAJOR REFERENCE WORK Paperback Pub Date: March 2013 Extent: 1024 pages Format: 215 x 130 mm ISBN: 978 0 85711 084 8 Price: 39.99 / $63.00
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British National Formulary


EDITION: 65 (March 2013 September 2013) Published jointly by the British Medical Association and The Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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PRODUCT SUMMARY: The authoritative guide to prescribing, dispensing and administering medicines for all healthcare professionals

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UNIQUE BENEFITS: - Used 600,000 times a day, 3 million times a week in the UK alone - Valued for quality, reliability and independence - As a point-of-care tool, it is important that it provides practitioners with the most up-to-date information and therefore the latest edition is essential

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READERSHIP: Prescribers in the NHS; pharmacists, nurses, dentists and other healthcare professionals; lawyers, policy makers, health systems managers. Anyone working in healthcare and all students training to join the health professions.

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INTERNATIONAL RELEVANCE: Unlike many other local alternatives, the BNF and BNFC are unique in bringing together authoritative, independent guidance on best practice with clinically validated drug information, enabling healthcare professionals to select safe and effective medicines. Both resources provide essential practical information when treating individuals who have been prescribed medicines from the UK. They can also be used to support regulatory work and preparation of national formularies in other countries.

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DESCRIPTION: Nobody working in healthcare can afford to be without the latest edition of BNF. Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from all credible sources worldwide, this essential reference provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, administering, and monitoring medicines Not only does the BNF include the widely accepted framework for the drug management of common diseases, it also includes details of medicines prescribed in the UK, with special reference to their uses, cautions, contraindications, side-effects, dosage and relative costs.

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PHARMACEUTICAL PRESS MAJOR REFERENCE WORK Paperback Pub Date: March 2013 Extent: 1024 pages Format: 215 x 130 mm ISBN: 978 0 85711 084 8 Price: 39.99 / $63.00
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This allows treatment to be tailored to the individual needs of each patient. The BNF is updated in print every six months by an expert team of pharmacists, with guidance and validation from a network of leading clinicians, overseen by a Joint Formulary Committee with representatives from all spheres of clinical practice. The BNF reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the use of medicines. As a result it is used widely as a touchstone reference, and cited in Parliaments and courts as a source of authority. Available online as part of MedicinesComplete and available via all smartphone platforms.

PREVIOUS EDITION: British National Formulary 64 (ISBN: 978 0 85711 065 7) Published September 2012

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