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Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine: Prescribing

 

 

The resources on this page are for Prescribers

      

Drug Information

These are some more electronic resources that you may find useful in your research.

Citing and Referencing the BNF

  • Whether you are accessing the BNF via Medicines Complete or the NICE website, give BNF as the author
  • “Year of publication” is the year the online BNF was last updated. This information can be found on the specific page you are referencing. The online BNF is updated on the 15th of every month, so it is likely that the year you enter into the reference will be the current or previous year.
  • You must add the exact URL which leads to the webpage you are referencing. You must have a different reference for each different page.

Cite Them Right Harvard

BNF (Year of publication) Title of page. Available at: web address (Accessed: date). 

 

 

Example:

BNF (2020) Atorvastatin. Available at: https://www.medicinescomplete.com/#/content/bnf/_138735514?hspl=atorvastatin (Accessed: 4 February 2021).

BNF (2020) Atorvastatin. Available at: https://bnf.nice.org.uk/drug/atorvastatin.html  (Accessed: 4 February 2021).

In-text reference:

BNF (2020) or (BNF, 2020)

DMU Harvard

BNF (Year of publication) Title of page. [Online] British National Formulary. Available from: web address [Accessed date]. 

 

 

Example:

BNF (2020) Atorvastatin [Online] British National Formulary. Available from: https://www.medicinescomplete.com/#/content/bnf/_138735514?hspl=atorvastatin [Accessed 04/02/21].

BNF (2020) Atorvastatin [Online] British National Formulary. Available from: https://bnf.nice.org.uk/drug/atorvastatin.html [Accessed 04/02/21].

In-text reference:

BNF (2020) or (BNF, 2020)

Professional Societies and Organisations

Further Research

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