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Prescribing antibiotics by general and specialist physicians: A pharmacist administrated survey

Mansourian, A.R. and Saifi, A. and Vakili, M.A. and Marjani, A. and Ghaemi, E. and Moradi, A. and Ahmadi, A.R. (2007) Prescribing antibiotics by general and specialist physicians: A pharmacist administrated survey. Journal of Medical Sciences, 7 (3). pp. 427-431. ISSN 16824474 (ISSN)

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Abstract

This study was carried out to evaluate the pattern of antibiotics prescribed by either General Physician or specialist, mostly practiced medicine in the private sectors, in Gorgan, Located in south-east Caspian sea in the northern Iran. This research was a prospective study, using a pharmacist administrated questionnaires to record the prescribed antibiotics. The findings indicated amoxicillin, cephalexin, penicillin, with 31.4, 21 and 17.4% are among the most widely prescribed antibiotics, respectively. ENT specialist prescribed the highest rate of antibiotics (24.1%), although as whole General physicians are among high antibiotics prescribing doctors, with such rate of antibiotics prescription, an educational program, among the community health centers, especially for young physicians on the need for antibiotics therapy and risk factors associated with increase rate of antibiotic resistant organism are suggested.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - J. Med. Sci. (Pakistan) [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Biochemistry, Gorgan Medical School, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Pharmacology, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Biostatic, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Microbiology, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antibiotics, ENT, General physicians, Pharmacist, Specialist doctors, amoxicillin, amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid, ampicillin, antibiotic agent, cefalexin, chloramphenicol, cotrimoxazole, erythromycin, gentamicin, penicillin G, penicillin V, tetracycline, antibiotic resistance, antibiotic therapy, article, cardiology, community care, dermatology, education program, general practitioner, gynecology, health center, internal medicine, Iran, medical record, medical specialist, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otorhinolaryngology, pediatrician, pharmaceutical care, pharmacist, prescription, private practice, prospective study, questionnaire, risk assessment, urology
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2015 04:16
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 06:14
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2400

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