EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH

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Abstract

A STUDY ON PRESCRIPTION PATTERN OF ANTIBIOTICS USED IN POST OPERATIVE SURGICAL PATIENTS IN A TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL

Muhammed Jilani S., Pratheesha Rachel Varughese*, Toha Afreen, Preeti Kulkarni, Venkatrao Kulkarni, Janaki Torvi

ABSTRACT

Antibiotics are the most widely prescribed medications in hospitals across the world. However, improper antibiotic administration leads to the development of bacterial resistance, which hastens the establishment and dissemination of resistant germs and has a substantial negative influence on the success of the therapy and speeds up the establishment and spread of resistant germs. This current study is aimed to analyze the prescription pattern of antibiotics in post-surgery patients. The study of prescription pattern is one of the components of medical audit which evaluates the prescribing pattern of health care practitioners as well as it recommends necessary changes in the prescribing pattern to provide best medicine to the patients. Over the course of six months, a total of 150 in patients admitted in the surgery department in a tertiary care hospital were the subjects of this prospective observational, hospital based study. A pre-made proforma was used to collect information on the patient’s demographics, diagnosis, medication history and other relevant information. The majority of patients were diagnosed with Hernia, followed by acute cholelithiasis. The highest group of antibiotics prescribed was nitroimidazoles. By understanding the pattern of antibiotic prescriptions, it enables us to utilize antibiotics precisely, which will be a major contribution to the global effort to combat the drug resistance.

Keywords: Prescription pattern, Antibiotic Prophylaxis, Surgical site infection, Antimicrobial resistance.


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