Patterns of prescriptions and drug use in two tertiary hospitals in Delhi.

  title={Patterns of prescriptions and drug use in two tertiary hospitals in Delhi.},
  author={Nihar Ranjan Biswas and Rajat Sanker Roy Biswas and Pushkar Pal and Sudhir Kumar Jain and Sunil P. Malhotra and Aarti Gupta and Shanthi Narayan Pal},
  journal={Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  volume={44 1},
The study was carried out to assess prescribing trends in outpatients at Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences (RPC) and other OPD's of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Safdarjung hospitals, two premier hospitals in Delhi. Prescriptions of 500 patients were audited and analysed under heads of average number of drugs per patient, percentages of drugs prescribed by generic name, antibiotics, injections, drugs from WHO recommended essential drug list, availability of drugs etc… CONTINUE READING

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