Assessment of current prescribing practices using World Health Organization core drug use and complementary indicators in selected rural community pharmacies in Southern India.
作者: Aravamuthan AnandhasayanamArputhavanan MohanavalliSubramaniam KannanUdaya Chander J Sam Johnson
作者单位: 1Department of Pharmacy Practice, JKKMMRFs AJKK SA College of Pharmacy, Vattamalai, Ethirmedu, B Komarapalayam, Namakkal District, 638183 Tamilnadu India.
2Department of Pharmacy Practice, RVS College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Coimbatore, 641402 Tamilnadu India.
刊名: Journal of pharmaceutical policy and practice, 2017, Vol.10 , pp.1
来源数据库: PubMed Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s40545-016-0074-6
关键词: Health facility indicatorsIndiaPatient care indicatorsPrescribing indicatorsWHO guideline
原始语种摘要: Due to the lack of clear, comprehensive, and rational drug policy, the production of pharmaceutical preparations in India is distorted for the most part. Indian markets are flooded with more than 70,000 formulations, compared to approximately 350 formulations listed in the World Health Organization (WHO) Essential Drug List. Studies have indicated that majority of prescriptions in India are of drugs of "doubtful efficacy." To promote rational drug use in developing countries, assessment of drug use patterns with the WHO drug use indicators is becoming increasingly necessary. The aim of this study was to assess the patterns of drug use by using WHO core drug use and complementary indicators.;;One thousand fifty-two patients were prospectively interviewed and their prescriptions analyzed...
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  • indicators 指示器
  • rural 乡村的
  • complementary 补的
  • community 群落
  • drugs 药品
  • promote 助长
  • core 岩心
  • number 号码
  • selected 被选
  • increasingly 愈加