Cross Reference

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This cross reference to CMBC’s Standards, Limits and Conditions for Prescribing, Ordering and Administering Drugs is an inclusive list, organised by purpose or clinical indication. Midwives may not independently prescribe, order or administer any other drugs or substances unless, on the advice of the College’s Multidisciplinary Standards of Practice Committee, these standards are amended consistent with the Schedule A and B of the Midwives Regulation or the government amends the Schedules to the Midwives Regulation.

The clinical indications are listed in alphabetical order followed by the category of drug treatment, then by name of drug options.

Anaphylactic Reactions

Histamine Antagonists

Breast Milk Production

Galactogogue

Candidiasis – Nipple; Oral Thrush; Vaginal

Anti-fungals – Nipple treatment

Anti-fungals – Oral thrush treatment

Anti-fungals – Vaginal treatment

Episiotomy and Repair

Local Anaesthesia

Group B Streptococcus

Antibiotics

Hemorrhoids

Corticosteroids

Herpes Simplex Virus

Anti-virals

Hydration

Intravenous Fluids

Hypertonic Uterine Contractions

Nitrates

Hypovolemia

Intravenous Fluids

Induction/Augmentation of Labour (specialized practice certification required for prescribing)

Influenza

Anti-virals

Vaccines

Labour Pain Management

Inhalants

Mastitis

Antibiotics

Narcotic-Induced Depression

Narcotic Antagonist

Nausea and Vomiting

Anti-Nausea/Anti-Emetic

Ophtalmia Neonatorium Prophylaxis

Perineal Laceration/Repair

Local Anaesthesia

Postpartum Hemorrhage

Uterotonic agents

Postpartum Pain Management

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories

Analgesics

Urinary Tract Infection

Antibiotics

Vaccine Prophalaxis

Immune globulins

Vitamin and mineral prophylaxis and therapy