Practice and opinion towards disposal of unused medication in Kuwait.

  title={Practice and opinion towards disposal of unused medication in Kuwait.},
  author={Eman A. Abahussain and Douglas E. Ball and Wandikayi C. Matowe},
  journal={Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre},
  volume={15 5},
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to measure the attitude and practice of Kuwaiti patients in Kuwait with regard to safe disposal of unwanted medicines. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Three-hundred patients or their family members waiting for prescriptions at public general hospitals in Kuwait completed a questionnaire soliciting their practice with regard to medication use and disposal, and their opinion of the best way to dispose of unwanted medicines. RESULTS Almost half of the respondents (45… CONTINUE READING

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