MSF medical guidelines
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) produces medical guides to help practitioners in the field. The contents of these guides are based on scientific data collected from MSF’s experience, the World Health Organization (WHO), other renowned international medical institutions and medical and scientific journals.
Change in expression of drug doses in MSF guides
The expression of drug doses has changed in the English, French and Spanish versions of Essential drugs and Clinical guidelines. These changes will likewise be progressively applied to other guides. For more information, see News.
Clinical guidelines - May 2018 update
This guide has been updated. This month's revision includes in particular: significant changes (1), new entries (0), deleted entries (0)....
Status epilepticus (in Seizures, Chapter 1):
● Phenytoin injectable: added as first line agent
● Phenobarbital injectable: second line agent if phenytoin is not available or seizures persist despite phenytoin administration; protocol modified.