Canterbury DHB


February 2024

Pink Book General Advice and Introduction



Reviewed and updated.



Reviewed and updated.

Medicines Information Service


Review and deleted. Information about the Medicines Information Service is available on their website.

Antimicrobial Guidelines

Acute Pyelonephritis or Complicated Urinary Tract Infection


Updated to clarify that preferred directed treatment for pyelonephritis due to E. coli is a single intravenous dose of gentamicin or ceftriaxone followed by oral antimicrobials.

Prescribing Guidelines

Assessing Adverse Drug Reactions


Reviewed and updated.

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February 2024

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Topic Code: 1341119