Drug Prescription Pattern in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital

@inproceedings{Tamuno2012DrugPP,
  title={Drug Prescription Pattern in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital},
  author={Igbiks Tamuno and Joseph Olusesan Fadare},
  year={2012}
}
Purpose: To evaluate the prescribing pattern of clinicians in the general outpatient unit of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano (AKTH),. Methods: This was a descriptive retrospective study conducted using 500 prescriptions made at the general outpatient unit of AKTH between April and July 2009. Results: A total of 497 prescriptions were successfully analyzed. The average number of drugs per encounter in the facility was 3.04. Generic prescribing was low at 42.7 % while antibiotic… CONTINUE READING

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