Shobha Churi

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The objective of this study was to assess the patterns, severity and clinical outcome of poisoning incidents. A prospective assessment was conducted over a period of 1 year in tertiary-care teaching hospitals. Glasgow coma scale (GCS), poisoning severity score (PSS), and snake bite severity score (SSS) were used to predict the severity of poisoning, and(More)
WHO reports estimate poisoning as one of the most common causes of increased morbidity and mortality rate world-wide. Various agents such as pesticides, drugs have been used for intentional and accidental poisoning in different countries. In the Indian scenario, pesticides are the most commonly used poisoning agents. To assess the prevalence and mortality(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the drug utilization pattern of antihyperglycemic agents (AHA) in a tertiary care teaching hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a prospective observational study. All the relevant data were collected and drug utilization pattern of AHA was determined. Direct cost associated with the use of antihyperglycemic medicines was(More)
Background: Patient care services provided by clinical pharmacists should be evaluated periodically to ensure the quality of service. Objectives: This study was conducted to evaluate impact of standard operating procedures (SOPs) on quality of adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting. Methods: The study was conducted by department of clinical pharmacy located(More)
AIM The aim of this study is to assess the nature and quality of services provided by poison information center established at a tertiary-care teaching hospital, Mysore. SETTINGS AND DESIGN This was a prospective observational study. MATERIALS AND METHODS The poison information center was officially established in September 2010 and began its(More)
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