Assessment of Antibiotic Utilization Pattern In Hospital Settings

  title={Assessment of Antibiotic Utilization Pattern In Hospital Settings},
  author={Reshmi Raju and Ann Vazhayil Kuruvilla and Madhan Ramesh},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences},
Drug utilization evaluation is an effective tool for detecting the possible drug related problems and in enhance the clinical use of drugs in public and its impact on thehealth care system. This tool is adaptedbypharmacists to assess appropriate use of medication. DUE usually focus on drugs with more sideeffects, high cost or complex dosing regimens. It is important for almost all drugs especially for antibiotics because of its increased utilizationin hospitals and community settings. In prior… 

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