DRUG UTILISATION REVIEW IN POSTOPERATIVEPATIENTS IN OBSTETRICS-GYNAECOLOGY AND SURGICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY DEPARTMENTS-A RETROSPECTVE STUDY
Objective: The main objectives of our study include classification, analysis and assessment of all the post-operative drugs present of our study.
Methods: The current project being a retrospective drug utilization review 50 prescriptions from the post-surgical wards of obstetricsâ€“gynaecology and surgical gastroenterology departments were collected and analysed.
Results: All the data collected was classified, analysed and assessed based on the various factors and the results were people between the age group of 41-50 have undergone more number of surgeries 22%. Only 32% of all the prescriptions were found to have poly pharmacy, classification of all the prescribed drugs shows that the anti biotics were prescribed in the maximum number i.e. 152doses. Parenteral type of formulation was given in high number of doses up to 506 doses. Defined daily doses of all the W. H. O essential drug list medications were done. W. H. O prescribing indicators for all the drugs in our study was also calculated.
Conclusion: Our study concludes that the antibiotic drug therapy was used as prophylaxis to prevent the bacterial infection.
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