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First national paediatric formulary is launched in the UK

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 10 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:76
  1. Carmen Basu
  1. BMJ

    This week the first national paediatric formulary, Medicines for Children, was launched in the United Kingdom. A joint standing committee of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists Group took more than three years to compile this comprehensive, research based guide, which specifically recommends drug dosages and treatment regimens for children.

    The formulary has been published in response to criticisms by …

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