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NMIC Bulletin Vol. 26 No. 2 Useful Medicines Information Resources for Healthcare Professionals

1 September, 2020

useful medicines information resources for healthcare professionals

  • Healthcare professionals require access to evidence-based, up to date sources of information on the benefits and risks associated with medicines
  • Use of more than one source of information may be required as every resource has limitations
  • The Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) should be referred to as the primary reference source for information relating to use of a medicinal product
  • Dosing errors are amongst the most common prescribing errors