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BNF

Backus-Naur Form. Originally Backus Normal Form.
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The results were compared with British National formulary (BNF)5 2012 and severity assessed via Modified Hartwig and Siegel Scale.
[1] Joint Formulary Committee, British National Formulary, BMJ Group and Pharmaceutical Press, London, UK, 69th edition.
Though the British National Formulary (BNF) the Bible of medicines only lists four rare disorders of deficiency as an indication for its use while it gives many side-effects which were not included in the advertising literature.
Drug interaction--information, education, and the British National Formulary. Br J Clin Pharmacol 2004; 57(4)371372.
I felt that lopinavir/ ritonavir was likely to be the cause of the increased fatigue, and certainly this is supported by the British National Formulary [6] (2010), while the Summary of Product Characteristics also lists this as a common side effect.
The Medicinal Products: Prescription by Nurses etc Act 1992 allowed health visitors to prescribe from the Nurse Prescribers' Formulary, published with the British National Formulary, which contained a limited list of substances, including mild analgesics and laxatives.
There is no hard evidence for the use of the anti-itch preparation Crotramiton, and the drugs bible, the British National Formulary (BNF), notes that "it is of uncertain value".
But government officials and doctors have defended the practice of prescribing paracetamol, claiming it is an effective painkiller, listed in the British National Formulary and available for use on the NHS.
Current dosing guidelines for penicillin are provided by the British National Formulary for Children (BNFC) and are mainly based on age bands.
British National Formulary (BNF) (http://bnf.org/bnf/index.htm)
The British National Formulary, which lists all the items which can be prescribed on the NHS, allows GPs to give patients a range of foods, including gluten-free flour and pasta, cakes and biscuits and pizza bases.
Officials at the British National Formulary (BNF), which is used by doctors, nurses and pharmacists for information on drugs, believe current labelling is unclear.

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