NetlinesBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7515.522 (Published 01 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:522
- Harry Brown, general practitioner (DrHarry@DrHarry.co.uk)
The rich repository of information on the internet can overload the reader, so it's good to see a collection of complex data conveyed in a chart that is easy on the eye. The UK Medicines Information page on drugs in breast milk (www.ukmicentral.nhs.uk/drugpreg/qrg_p1.asp) shows a list of drugs in classes categorised according to excretion in breast milk and hence their safety in breast feeding. Colour coded symbols help interpretation, and the simple yet effective design helps to convey a …
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