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Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Pocket Prescriber Update

@HealthMed Pocket Prescriber 2012 was published on 30th March as a book and in e-format, aimed at providing core information to junior doctors, nurse and pharmacist prescribers and medical students and other health professional students interested in drugs and prescribing.
As in previous editions, there is a listing of ~500 of the most commonly used medicines, informed by advice from  experts in the wide range of therapeutic disciplines reflecting current medical practice. We have also included national guidelines aimed at improving safety and effectiveness in prescribing, and advice on management of medical emergencies, supported by guidelines from national and international professional societies, NICE guidelines and Formulary updates.

Over 100,000 copies of the Pocket Prescriber have entered national and international circulation since the first edition was published in 2004, Since 2010, the Pocket Prescriber has progressed to being an annually updated source of prescribing advice.

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