Prescription pattern at a secondary health care facility in Ilorin, Nigeria.

@article{Akande2007PrescriptionPA,
  title={Prescription pattern at a secondary health care facility in Ilorin, Nigeria.},
  author={Tanimola Makanjuola Akande and M O Ologe},
  journal={Annals of African medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          186-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Expenditures due to irrational use of drugs have been a strain on the meagre health budgets of several developing countries and inappropriate prescribing has been identified in many health facilities in developing countries. This study examines the prescription pattern in a secondary health facility. METHOD A descriptive cross-sectional survey was used in this study. Three hundred and three randomly selected prescriptions issued to patients attending out-patients… CONTINUE READING

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