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WHO Model Formulary 2008.

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Since its first publication in 2002, the WHO Model Formulary has become an indispensable source of independent information on essential medicines for pharmaceutical policy-makers and prescribers worldwide. The Model Formulary is the authoritative guide on how to make effective use of the medicines on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, so improving patient safety, and limiting unnecessary medical spending.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc
Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: World Health Organization
ISBN: 9789240684249 9240684247
OCLC Number: 609852935
Description: 1 online resource (645 pages)
Contents: WHO MODEL FORMULARY 2008; Title Page; Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; Changes to the WHO Model List of Essential; General advice to prescribers; 1. Anaesthetics; 2. Analgesics, antipyretics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory; 3. Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis; 4. Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings; 5. Anticonvulsants/antiepileptics; 6. Anti-infective medicines; 7. Antimigraine medicines; 8. Antineoplastic, immunosuppressives and medicines used; 9. Antiparkinsonism medicines; 10. Medicines affecting the blood; 11. Blood products and plasma substitutes. 12. Cardiovascular medicines13. Dermatological medicines (topical); 14. Diagnostic agents; 15. Disinfectants and antiseptics; 16. Diuretics; 17. Gastrointestinal medicines; 18. Hormones, other endocrine medicines and contraceptives; 19. Immunologicals; 20. Muscle relaxants (peripherally-acting) and cholinesterase; 21. Ophthalmological preparations; 22. Oxytocics and antioxytocics; 23. Peritoneal dialysis solution; 24. Psychother.

Abstract:

Since its first publication in 2002, the WHO Model Formulary has become an indispensable source of independent information on essential medicines for pharmaceutical policy-makers and prescribers worldwide. The Model Formulary is the authoritative guide on how to make effective use of the medicines on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, so improving patient safety, and limiting unnecessary medical spending. For each medicine the Model Formulary provides information on use, dosage, adverse effects, contraindications and warnings, supplemented by guidance on selecting the right medicine fo.

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