Drug use in dermatology.


Prescription of drugs was studied for 197 outpatients and 93 inpatients seeking treatment under the specialized services of the Dermatology Department of the Nehru Hospital attached to the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, (PGIMER) Chandigarh. Disease patterns in both settings and drugs prescribed for them were analyzed from prescriptions, retrospectively. Brand drugs were prescribed to the tune of 60-65%, in both settings, some lacunae in prescription are discussed.

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@article{Uppal1988DrugUI, title={Drug use in dermatology.}, author={Rashmi Uppal and S R Bhowmik and Pyare lal Sharma and S Kaur and Ramesh C. Arora}, journal={International journal of clinical pharmacology, therapy, and toxicology}, year={1988}, volume={26 12}, pages={610-1} }