Self-medication with antibiotics among undergraduate nursing students of a government medical college in Eastern India

@article{Biswas2015SelfmedicationWA,
  title={Self-medication with antibiotics among undergraduate nursing students of a government medical college in Eastern India},
  author={Suvadip Biswas and A. Ghosh and K. Mondal and Saikat Kumar Dalui and M. Haldar and S. Biswas},
  journal={International Journal of Pharmacological Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={5},
  pages={239-243}
}
  • Suvadip Biswas, A. Ghosh, +3 authors S. Biswas
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Pharmacological Research
  • Antibiotics serve very useful therapeutic purpose in eradicating pathogens. Unfortunately excessive and inappropriate use of antibiotics results in antibiotic resistance. The consequences of inappropriate self-medication with antibiotics among healthcare professionals have severe implications which might be legal issues, ethical issues, negative impacts on patient and poor quality of health care delivery. The present study was conducted on self-medication by undergraduate nursing students in a… CONTINUE READING
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