Awareness of Mothers and Doctors about Drug Utilization Pattern for Illnesses Encountered during Pregnancy.

@article{Kureshee2013AwarenessOM,
  title={Awareness of Mothers and Doctors about Drug Utilization Pattern for Illnesses Encountered during Pregnancy.},
  author={Nargis Ibrahim Kureshee and Priti Pravin Dhande},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 11},
  pages={2470-4}
}
BACKGROUND Careful consideration of the benefit to the mother and risk to the foetus, is required, while prescribing drugs during pregnancy. OBJECTIVES To assess the pattern of drug utilization during pregnancy and to explore the knowledge, attitude and awareness on drug use by the antenatal mother in a tertiary care hospital setup in western India. MATERIAL AND METHODS Observational, cross-sectional study involved holding interviews on 501 pregnant women, in OPD and IPD of Obstetrics… CONTINUE READING