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Publications

  • Original Article   
    Prescription Completeness and Drug Use Pattern in the University Teaching Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Author(s): Tamra Assefa*, Birhanu Abera, Tiya Bacha and Gebremedhin Beedemariam

    Abstract

    Objective: The study aims to the assess prescription completeness and drug use pattern of the hospital using the World Health Organization/ International Network for Rational Use Drugs (WHO/ INRUD) core drug use indicators. Methods: The study was carried out at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital (TASH). Three hundred eight four prescriptions were collected retrospectively from prescriptions written for 6 months period from outpatient pharmacies of the hospital. Exit interview was employed to collect necessary information from patients to assess patient care indicators at outpatient pharmacies of the hospital in November, 2015. Observation also applied to all activities of practicing pharmacy personnel at outpatient pharmacies. The health facility indicators were checked by assessing the presence of drug list, formulary and treatment guidelines.. Read More»