Drug-prescribing patterns during pregnancy in the tertiary care hospitals of Pakistan: a cross sectional study

@article{Rohra2008DrugprescribingPD,
  title={Drug-prescribing patterns during pregnancy in the tertiary care hospitals of Pakistan: a cross sectional study},
  author={Dileep Kumar Rohra and Nirmal Das and Syed Iqbal Azam and Nazir Ahmad Solangi and Zahida Memon and Abdul Monem Al Shaikh and Nusrat Hasan Khan},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={24 - 24}
}
BACKGROUND The rationale for use of drugs during pregnancy requires a careful assessment as in addition to the mother, the health and life of her unborn child is also at stake. Information on the use of drugs during pregnancy is not available in Pakistan. The aim of this study was to evaluate the patterns of drug prescriptions to pregnant women in tertiary care hospitals of Pakistan. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study conducted at five tertiary care hospitals of Pakistan. Copies of… CONTINUE READING
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