Essential medicines information to support critical care

Pharmaceutical Press, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s knowledge business is today announcing the launch of Critical Illness, essential drug information supporting the critical care multi-disciplinary team.  Now available on subscription through MedicinesComplete, Critical Illness supports complex decision-making and dynamic prescribing in critical care.

Authored using a variety of resources including primary literature, the information is based on the clinical practice and expertise of the editors-in-chief, editors and contributors who are highly experienced critical care specialists.

Regularly updated, this essential resource provides dosing guidance and required adjustments, administration advice, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic information as well as other important patient considerations.

Pharmaceutical Press Managing Director, Karen Baxter said “I am incredibly grateful for the dedication and effort shown by the team at Pharmaceutical Press and our expert editors. They have worked around the clock whilst also continuing their patient-facing roles to ensure the release of this essential content set. We are glad to be able to support frontline teams with specific guidance to help them make confident and effective decisions in this high-risk environment.”

The Editors-in-Chief, Dr Barbara Philips, Greg Barton and Dr Cathrine McKenzie said, “We are delighted that the first edition of Critical Illness is launching on MedicinesComplete. The vision of a dynamic evidenced-based guide to drugs in critical illness has evolved from an idea into an extensive collaboration with colleagues and friends from over the UK and the international critical care community. It has been our pleasure to work alongside colleagues at Pharmaceutical Press and special thank you to the editors and expert contributors, it would not have been possible without you.”

For more information about Critical Illness go to

About MedicinesComplete

MedicinesComplete makes it easy for healthcare professionals to access essential medicines information at the point of care. Trusted evidence-based resources include British National Formulary, Stockley’s Drug Interactions, Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference, Palliative Care Formulary and many more specialist resources.

Our skilled editorial team of clinical writers includes pharmacists and science graduates who triage new information, assess evidence and review changes made by other clinical writers before publication. Certain content is further assessed by external experts, committee and peer review. Ensuring clear, concise and actionable guidance to support confident decision-making on the use and administration of drugs and medicines, and effective patient care.


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