The changes have been driven by your needs, and central to the new experience is the addition of drug groupings by therapeutic area to the Table of Contents. BNF Publications. Authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines. Books. The essential reference books. Learn more. The new BNF & BNFC App is now available, giving you access to practical, evidence-based medicines information wherever you are.
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Free online access to the UK BNF (British National Formulary) content published by NICE - last Browse the list of drug interactions, arranged alphabetically. The British National Formulary (BNF) is a United Kingdom (UK) pharmaceutical reference book that contains a wide spectrum of information and advice on. September -March medical-site.info Medicines Information Services We will send you the new BNF as soon as the book is published.
The free BNF app launched in July last year, and now over , NHS and private healthcare clinicians are using it to treat roughly 1. Paul Jervis-Heath, principal and chief designer at Modern Human, says the main considerations of the digital BNF were efficiency, speed and patient safety.
The app centres around an interaction checker — when clinicians open it up, they can type in the name of a drug they are considering prescribing, alongside the names of any drugs that the patient is already on.
The app then tells the user if there are any interactions between the two.
Students were sticking post-it notes everywhere. It also looks at interactions with non-medical substances — cranberry juice can interfere with a lot of drugs, for instance.
There is also an alphabetical index, for scrolling, and all relevant information about the drug is listed, such as side effects and dosages. Find your perfect pharmacy job with Pharmaceutical Journal Jobs.
Sort by: Thu May 23 Our design research had given us a deep insight into the things that medical professionals really valued about the BNF. We had observed them stroking the large edition number on the cover, and knew that the colour of each book reassured them that they were using the latest possible drug information.
We looked back at the history of the BNF and took inspiration from the original design, but introduced a new, vibrant colour palette.
We utilised the award winning sans serif FF Dagny because of its presence, modern aesthetic, legibility and range of weights. The combination of bright new colour palette and modern typeface created a cover that looked towards the future, while still honouring the history of the publication.
The standard size better fits alongside other books on a bookshelf, and will also reduce future printing costs.
We utilised the secondary colours from our new colour palette and designed a distinctive cover and spine layout, to ensure the BNFC could be easily differentiated at a glance.