It is based on the Third Edition of the printed manual which is also available as a PDF for offline usage. The manual was originally developed in 2011 as a reference aid for the medical & nursing staff of Wellington ICU and reflects common ICU practice, both local and elsewhere.
On occasion, doses, methods of administration and indications may differ from those given in the product information.
Clinical responsibility for the choice, dose, route & frequency of any medication always remains with the prescribing doctor. The authors of the Wellington ICU Drug Manual & this website are not responsible for any errors that may arise from the use of these resources.
For example, the intravenous preparation of Acetazolamide costs 250 times that of a single tablet (bioavailability >90%). For more information, see Appendix 7.