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Volume 7 ~ Issue 7,~Version 1,~July - 2017


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Research Paper

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Study on Utilization Pattern of Pulmonary Inhalers in Inpatient, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, India

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India

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Shivah Karamian || Mahdieh Soleimani

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01-05

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Objective: To study on utilization pattern of pulmonary inhalers in inpatient, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, India. Methods: The proper inhalation technique was assed using the questionnaires there were 11 steps for MDI and 12 steps for MDI + spacer each correct technique carried a score of 1 and wrong technic carried 0.The adherence to the inhaler technique was assed using the formula correct dose/incorrect dose*100 and the reasons for non-adherence was also noted. The therapeutic inappropriateness of prescribed inhalers and anti-asthmatic drugs is determined with standard guidelines. The cost involved in use of inhalers in therapeutic inappropriateness also considered...................

 

Keywords: Inhaler usage, steps for inhaler usage, pulmonary inhalers

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Research Paper

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Antibiotic Utilization Pattern in Surgery and Pediatric, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, India

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India

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Mahdieh Soleimani || Shivah Karamian

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06-10

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Objective: To assess antibiotic utilization pattern in surgery and pediatric and to explore reasons for the non-adherence. Methods: A prospective clinical record review was done on 180 patients admitted in the Medicine, Surgery, and Paediatrics. The antibiotic prescription will be assessed whether it is according to hospital antibiotic policy and in case of violation the reason for it will be noted down. The incidence and cause for the nosocomial infection will be noted down. Apart from these antibiotic categories, cost of antibiotic therapy from medical bills and the cost for the antibiotics will be calculated.................

 

Keywords: Antibiotic utilization, pattern in surgery, pattern in paediatrics.

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