ISSN NO.    2320 - 7418

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Abstract

A PROSPECTIVE STUDY ON ROLE OF DOCTOR OF PHARMACY/CLINICAL PHARMACIST IN ESTIMATING THE KAP (KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, PRACTICE) IN MEDICATION USE OF PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC ENDOCRINE DISORDERS AND ACHIEVEMENT OF MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND IMPROVEMENT OF QUALITY

Dr. M. Manasa Rekha*, Raison Philip, Rinku Mathappan, R. Aruna4, Sukriti vishwas

Gautham college of Pharmacy, RT Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

ABSTRACT

The study aims at implementation of Doctor of pharmacy services in estimating the KAP (knowledge, attitude, practice) in medication use of patients with chronic endocrine disorders and achievement of medication adherence and improvement of quality of life of patients with advanced patient counseling services in assessing the KAP (knowledge, attitude, practice) in General Medicine (endocrinology) of an ESI hospital with an objective of To assess and educate KAP in medication usage among patients ,to achieve patient medication adherence, to minimize the complications regarding the improper usage of medications and improving quality of life minimizing complications of endocrine disorders. Study Design: It is a Prospective observational study. Study Period: The Present study was conducted for a period of six months from October 2018 to March 2019. Study site: The Present study was conducted in General Medicine (endocrinology) department of an ESI hospital .Sample size: The Patients admitted in hospital during the study period of six months it was 150 Patients. Source of Data: All the patients satisfying the inclusion criteria were selected from General Medicine (endocrinology) department of an ESI hospital .All the required data was collected from patients through Patient Profile form, Patient counseling and feedback forms).The number of patients with positive feedback after counseling of KAP in medication use of patients with Chronic Endocrine Disorders were 142 OUT OF 150 which clearly states 95% out of 100%. Prism graph pad software was used for this study and P-Value is 0.001 which states this present study was highly significant.

Keywords:

KAP (knowledge, attitude, practice), General Medicine, Endocrine Disorders, Doctor of Pharmacy


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