Using the British National Formulary best practice for nurse prescribers
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Using the British National Formulary best practice for nurse prescribers

Shama Wagle Assistant editor, BNF Publications, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, London

This article explains how the British National Formulary (BNF) should be used to facilitate safe, effective and appropriate prescribing. It also outlines, by use of examples, how to find significant changes in a new edition of the BNF so that nurses can remain up to date with the latest prescribing information.

Correspondence swagle@bnf.org

Nursing Standard. 26, 3,43-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.09.26.3.43.c8711

Published in print: 21 September 2011

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