Knowledge, attitude and practice of using antibiotics as self-medication among non-medical graduates
作者: Asha VKarthik D Yadav
作者单位: 1.
刊名: International Journal of Dental Research, 2017, Vol.5 (2), pp.101-102
来源数据库: Science Publishing Corporation
DOI: 10.14419/ijdr.v5i2.7871
关键词: KnowledgeAttitudePracticeNon-Medical GraduatesSelf-MedicationOver the Counter (OTC)Antibiotics
原始语种摘要: Background: Antibiotic abuse is a major concern in the modern era of internet. The ease of availability of drugs, lack of time to visit a doctor, poverty, the lack of knowledge about antibiotics, the influence of relatives, friends and advertising media seems to be the major contributing factors for self-medication. The objective of the study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of antibiotics as self-medication among non-medical graduates.Methodology: A validated, self-administered questionnaire on knowledge, attitude and practice was used to collect data from 400 non-medical graduates.Results: Statistical analysis was done by Chi-square and Multiple response test. Results revealed that 163(68%) B.E and 95(59%) B.Com graduates were aware of antibiotics. Majority of...
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  • antibiotics 抗生物质
  • medication 药疗法
  • practice 实践
  • attitude 态度
  • knowledge 知识
  • medical 医学
  • drugs 药品
  • misconception 药品
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  • major 知的