The Development of Reference Values for the WHO Health Facility Core Prescribing Indicators

@inproceedings{Isah2001TheDO,
  title={The Development of Reference Values for the WHO Health Facility Core Prescribing Indicators},
  author={Ambrose O. Isah and Richard Laing and Jonathan D. Quick and A.F.B. Mabadeje and Budiono Santoso Budiono Santoso and HansV. Hogerzeil and Dennis Ross-Degnan},
  year={2001}
}
This study outlines a method for developing reference values for the WHO core prescribing indicators using survey-derived morbidity data and locally appropriate treatment guidelines developed by a panel of health care providers. Ten (10) health care facilities were selected randomly from two states in Nigeria (Edo and Delta). A retrospective cross-sectional survey of the prevalence and severity of clinical problems seen in these facilities was carried out using a minimum of 100 medical records… CONTINUE READING

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