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Abstract

ABC, FSN ANALYSIS OF DRUG STORE OF A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

Dr. Sonu Thakur, *Dr. Atal Sood, Dr. Dinesh Kansal, Dr. Anant Ram, Dr. Sushma Sawaraj

ABSTRACT

Objective: To categorize various hospital drugs and consumables as per standard inventory control techniques. Methods: This was a retrospective, observational and analytical study of drugs and consumables of a tertiary care hospital. Always Better Control (ABC) and Fast, Slow and Nonmoving (FSN) analysis were carried out for 359 drug items purchased in the central drug store during the financial year of 2020-2021. The drugs were classified as A, B and C category based on their annual usage value and as Category Fast(F), Slow(S), Nonmoving(N) drugs based on their consumption rate respectively. Results: ABC Analysis showed that 44 (12%) items were found to be in class A while class B had 80 (22%), and class C constituted 235 (66%) of total items. These costed 70%, 20%, and 10% of total Annual Drug Expenditure (ADE) respectively. FSN analysis revealed that 148 out of 359 items were classified as F class drugs and it costed 59% of total annual expenditure. 157 items were considered as S class costed 37% of expenditure and the remaining 54 items were of N class costed 4% of total annual expenditure. Conclusion: The study explained the need for the application of ABC and FSN analysis, and the involvement of hospital pharmacists in the regular implementation of inventory analysis towards effective management of drug stores in a hospital setting.

Keywords: Inventory control, ABC analysis, FSN analysis, Annual Drug Expenditure (ADE).


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