Community pharmacists' knowledge, attitude, and practices towards dispensing antibiotics without prescription (DAwP): a cross-sectional survey in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia.

@article{Hadi2016CommunityPK,
  title={Community pharmacists' knowledge, attitude, and practices towards dispensing antibiotics without prescription (DAwP): a cross-sectional survey in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Muhammad Abdul Hadi and Nedaa Ali Karami and Anhar S Al-Muwalid and Areej Al-Otabi and Eshtyaq Al-Subahi and Asmaa Bamomen and Mahmoud M. A. Mohamed and Mahmoud E. Elrggal},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={47},
  pages={95-100}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate knowledge, attitude, and practices of community pharmacists towards dispensing antibiotics without prescription (DAwP) in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted between January and February 2016 using a structured, validated, and pilot-tested questionnaire. A four-step systematic approach was used to recruit community pharmacists who completed a 28-item questionnaire either in English or Arabic language based on their personal… CONTINUE READING
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