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Drug formulary 

Drug formulary
Chapter:
Drug formulary
Author(s):

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0042
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date: 22 September 2019

Joanna Wilson and Isabeau Walke

Drug formulary 1194

Infusion regimes 1242

Aidan O’Donnell

Medical Gases 1248

MAC values 1250

Antibiotic prophylaxis 1254

See also:

www.bnf.org

www.bnfc.org

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