WJPR Citation New

  All Since 2019
 Citation  7475  4312
 h-index  28  21
 i10-index  197  83

Login

Best Paper Awards

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR) will give best paper award in every issue in the form of money along with certificate to promote research activity of scholar.
Best Paper Award :
Dr. Dhrubo Jyoti Sen
Download Article: Click Here

Search

Track Your Article

Abstract

ASSESSMENT OF RATIONAL USE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN TWO TERTIARY HOSPITAL

Omair Abdullah Asif, Md. Anwar Habib, Mohammad Amirul Islam*

Abstract

Background: Irrational use of antibiotics may be harmful or even may threaten to life of a patient. Over use or misuse of antibiotics is an important cause for irrational use. Objective: This study has been design to get a picture of use of antibiotics in two tertiary care hospital of Bangladesh. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted at outpatient department (OPD) of North Bengal Medical College Hospital (NBMCH) and Shaheed M Monsur Ali Medical College Hospital (SMMAMCH), Sirajgonj, Bangladesh during the period of July 2017 to June 2019. A total number of 1522 prescriptions, 761 from each hospital were collected randomly form different disciplines of OPD of these two hospitals. Results: Four hundred fifty five out of 761 prescriptions contain 786 antibiotics (23.46%) of NBMCH prescriptions and 287 prescriptions out of 761 prescriptions contain 293 antibiotics (13.07%) of SMMAMCH. Among 455 prescriptions of NBMCH, 42 (9.23%) prescriptions were found irrational. But out of 287 prescriptions of SMMAMCH, 23 (8.01%) were found irrational. Conclusion: Continuous monitoring should be necessary to reduce the irrational use of antibiotics.

Keywords: Rational use, Irrational use, Antibiotics, Cross-sectional study.


[Full Text Article]  [Download Certificate]

Call for Paper

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Email & SMS Alert

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Article Statistics

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Online Submission

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More