ISSN NO. 2320 - 7418
A PROSPECTIVE STUDY ON ROLE OF DOCTOR OF PHARMACY/ CLINICAL PHARMACIST IN IDENTIFICATION REPORTING OF DRUG RELATED PROBLEMS IN IN-PATIENT UNITS OF CARDIOLOGY AND PULMONARY MEDICINE DEPARTMENTS OF AN ESI HOSPITAL
Dr. M Manasa Rekha*, Nasibeh Ghanbarlou, Dr. Rinku Mathappan, Lydia Jeeboi Paramel, Linku Abraham
Gautham college of Pharmacy, RT Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
The present study aims at implementation of Doctor of pharmacy services in identification reporting of drug related problems in in-patient units of cardiology and pulmonary medicine departments of an ESI hospital with an objectives of identification and reporting drug related problems. It is a prospective observational study& conducted for a period of six months from October 2018 to March 2019. The Patients admitted in hospital was 169 Patients. All the required data was collected from patients through personal interview and case sheets and treatment charts and data collection forms. All the patients satisfying the inclusion criteria above 18 who are willing to participate in this study were selected and exclusion criteria patients who are not willing to participate in this study like pregnancy lactation and cancer patients were excluded. A total of 169 patients were selected for the study, in which the total number of 180 drug related problem overcome by doctor of pharmacy during prescription analysis.16 number of drug-disease contraindication (8.88%),18 number of Generic substitution (10%), 12 numbers of incorrect drug dosage (6.66%),17 numbers of Inappropriate duration of drug treatment (9.44%),14 number of Drug-allergy interactions(7.77%),15 numbers of Clinical abuse/misuse(8.33%),10 numbers of Therapeutic inappropriateness(5.55%),17 numbers of Over and underutilization (9.44%) 12 numbers of In Appropriate generic use(6.66%) 14 numbers of Adverse drug reaction (7.77%).10 numbers of Therapeutic duplication( 5.55%),25 numbers of Drug-drug interactions 13.88% were identified and reported by Doctor of Pharmacy. Prism graph pad software is used for analysis of results the present study was found as highly significant as P-Value is 0.001.
Doctor of Pharmacy, Drug Related Problems, Prism graph pad software, Cardiology Department, Pulmonary Department
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