Pharmacologist, Dessie Health Science College, Dessie, Ethiopia

Publications

  • Original Article   
    Prescribing Pattern for Skin Diseases in Dermatology OPD of in Boru Meda Hospital, North East, Ethiopia
    Author(s): Abebaw Tegegne*

    Abstract

    Introduction: Skin diseases are the major contributors of disease burden in society. The ultimate goal in dermatological therapy is to use the safest and least number of drugs in order to obtain the best possible effect in the shortest period at reasonable cost. The problem gets compounded with the inappropriate and irrational use of medicines. Therefore, periodic prescription audit in the form of prescribing patterns is away to improve irrational prescription. The objective of this study to assess the prescription patterns of dermatological agents in Boru Meda hospital. Methods: Hospital based retrospective cross-sectional study in which prescribing patterns of dermatological agents are assessed. A total of 385 samples of patient record prescription from November/1/2016 to December/30/2016, and the sample were selected by.. Read More»