New BNF 79 (British National Formulary) March 2020.
The essential reference books. Practical, evidence-based information for healthcare professionals who prescribe, dispense, and administer medicines.
Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from credible sources worldwide. The new edition of the British National Formulary 79 (BNF) provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines. Access to the latest edition of the BNF is vital for healthcare professionals, as it reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the uses of medicines.
Above all extensive content updates in the BNF 79 edition include:
New Monographs added on
Renoxitin® [cefoxitin] for complicated urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis.
Ledaga® gel [chlormethine] for mycosis fungoides.
Ondexxya® [andexanet alfa] for reversal of apixaban or rivaroxaban in life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.
Epidyolex® [cannabidiol] for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and seizures associated with Dravet syndrome [adjunctive treatment with clobazam].
Rizmoic® [naldemedine] for opioid-induced constipation.
MHRA advice on
Febuxostat (Adenuric®): increased risk of cardiovascular death and all-cause mortality in clinical trial in patients with a history of major cardiovascular disease.
Pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron®): rare risk of pigmentary maculopathy.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) (conjugated oestrogens (equine) and estradiol): further information on the known increased risk of breast cancer with HRT and its persistence after stopping.
Moreover dose changes including Magnesium sulfate: Change to additional dose for seizure recurrence in pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.
Further updated guidance on Vaccines in-line with Public Health England recommendations
BNF 79 is an essential reference guide on any bookshelf, it provides you with up-to-date information on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines.
Authoritative, independent guidance on best practice enabling you to select safe and effective medicines.
Information, you know you can trust for quality, reliability and independence.
.Everything you need at your fingertips, all in one book.
Published in a book form annually on the other hand, is the print edition of the BNF for Children.
In addition the NPF in print is issued every 2 years and is designed for use with the BNF. It is also included in the BNF as an appendix.
Order the BNF 79 now, the latest edition of the British National Formulary in print. It features the latest guidance on prescribing, dispensing and administering medicines. It reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the uses of medicines.
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