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Consistency among three compendia in listing of drug-drug interactions Number DDIs listed in different combinations of compendia * DDIs listed Number unique The BNF The eMC The in: DDIs listed DailyMed (% total) All three 298 (15.12) 298 298 298 compendia Two compendia 412 (20.90) 206 206 100 100 106 106 One 1261 (63.98) 774 248 239 compendium Total 1971 (100.00) 1378 858 743 Abbreviations used: DDIs, drug-drug interactions; the BNF, British National Formulary; the eMC, electronic Medicines Compendium (Compendium about drugs licensed for use in the UK); the DailyMed, Compendium about drug licensed for use in the USA.
Review to ensure updated versions of the British National Formulary (BNF), a reference guide to medicines, is on every ward, clinic and department for staff.
Experts also ordered that more copies of medicine manual the British National Formulary be put in every ward as this was one of the key issues that played a part in the deaths of Mr Richards and Mr Singh Sunner.
As a British text, the 'British National Formulary' was evident, and so for me it reduced the usefulness of the medications listed.
(5.) British National Formulary. From http://www.bnf.org/bnf/ Accessed April 2009
National drugs policy of MoPH was renewed and implemented, Afghan national formulary was drafted, printed and distributed, national licensed drugs list was drafted, printed and distributed said Fatimie.
The only way it could achieve savings comparable to private plans would be establishing a national formulary akin to a VA-type system, the AHIP statement said.
Subjects include Zada Mary Cooper, born in 1875, who championed women in pharmacy, Andrew Craigie, America's first Apothecary General, Robert Phillip Fischelis, pharmacy activist, Rufus Ashley Lyman, leading pharmacy educator, Charles Rice, creator of the National Formulary, Edward G.
A summary of the current United Kingdom and European recommendations in relation to drugs that may be used when providing dental treatment for patients with acute porphyrias is provided in Table 2 [British National Formulary, 2006; The European Porphyria Initiative, 2007].
Nyendwa also served on the National Sports Council of Zambia, the Medical Council of Zambia and the Zambia National Formulary Committee.
In our state, the law defines it this way: "'Drug' means (a) articles recognized as drugs in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, official National Formulary, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia, other drug compendium, or any supplement to any of them; and (b) articles intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in a human or other animal."
"I think they needed to highlight that there was a confusion and then, because they were talking about ten times the difference, I would have expected them to look in the BNF (British National Formulary) to confirm the dosage and then ask for the prescription to be changed."

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