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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVALENCE AND PRESCRIPTION PATTERNS AT A TERTIARY LEVEL HOSPITAL

@inproceedings{Muhit2012CARDIOVASCULARDP,
  title={CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVALENCE AND PRESCRIPTION PATTERNS AT A TERTIARY LEVEL HOSPITAL},
  author={Md. Abdul Muhit and Md Obaidur Rahman and Sheikh Zahir Raihan and Muhammad and Asaduzzaman and Mohammad Ahsanul Akbar and Nahid Sharmin and Makanjuola A.B and Faroque},
  year={2012}
}
Demographic study of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and drug utilization in population is the basis for assessment of cardiovascular disease management. Aim of this study was to analyze the prevalence of CVDs with drug utilization and current trends in Bangladesh. A cross-sectional type of descriptive study was carried out at the outdoor of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Dhaka from July’09 to August’09. A total of 780 patients, who acquiesce with the inclusion and… 

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