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Intensive care unit drug utilization in a teaching hospital in Nepal.
- P. Shankar, P. Partha, A. Dubey, P. Mishra, V. Y. Deshpande
- Kathmandu University medical journal
- 1 April 2005
OBJECTIVES The intensive care unit (ICU) is a setting where a large number of drugs are administered to patients and the costs of hospitalization and drug treatment are high. Information on drug… Expand
Health professionals' knowledge, attitude and practices towards pharmacovigilance in Nepal
Background Pharmacovigilance can be helpful in protecting consumers from harmful effects of medicines. Healthcare professionals should consider Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) reporting as their… Expand
A study on rational drug prescribing and dispensing in outpatients in a tertiary care teaching hospital of Western Nepal.
OBJECTIVES To analyze the prescriptions of out-patients for rational prescribing and dispensing and to evaluate the patient's knowledge regarding use of drugs, using INRUD indicators. METHODS A… Expand
Prescribing patterns among paediatric inpatients in a teaching hospital in western Nepal.
- P. Shankar, D. K. Upadhyay, P. Subish, A. Dubey, P. Mishra
- Singapore medical journal
- 1 April 2006
INTRODUCTION Infants and children constitute a large proportion of the population in developing countries. In Nepal, studies on drug use patterns in the paediatric age group are lacking in hospitals… Expand
Adherence is associated with the quality of professional-patient interaction in Directly Observed Treatment Short-course, DOTS.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between the behaviour of health professionals as reported by patients, the quality of communication, patients' communication about their disease, and… Expand
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice about Diabetes among DiabetesPatients in Western Nepal -
Objectives: To study the demographic details of diabetes patients and their knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) regarding diabetes in Nepal. Methods: The KAP of the diabetes patients visiting… Expand
Pattern of adverse drug reactions due to cancer chemotherapy in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Nepal.
- S. Mallik, Subish Palaian, P. Ojha, P. Mishra
- Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences
- 1 July 2007
Use of cancer chemotherapeutic drugs is associated with several adverse drug reactions (ADRs) ranging from mild nausea to fatal myelosuppression. Data regarding safety profile of cancer chemotherapy… Expand
Drug Utilization with special Reference to Antimicrobials in a Sub-health post in Western
Introduction Antibiotics are a group of drugs with the most potential impact on morbidity and mortality in the developing world. Misuse of antibiotics is a crucial factor in the genesis of microbial… Expand
Teaching pharmacovigilance to medical students and doctors
The World Health Organisation defines pharmacovigilance as 'the pharmacological science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects or any… Expand
Initiating and strengthening medical student research: time to take up the gauntlet.
Self-directed learning and evidence-based medicine are becoming increasingly important in medical education. Medical student research projects can enable students to learn research methodologies and… Expand