Assessment Of Prescribing Attitudes And Practices Among Recognised Prescribers In Kluth And Kitagata Hospital

ABSTRACT

Background: Prescription practice is health care service implemented by a

physician or other medical practitioner in the fonn of instructions that

govern the plan of care for an individual patient; prescription practice may

include orders to be performed by a patient caretaker, nurse, pharmacist or

other therapist.

Prescription is physician's order for the preparation and administration of a

drug or device for a patient. A prescription has several parts. They include

the superscription or heading with the symbol "R" or "Rx", which stands tor

the word recipe (meaning, in Latin, to take).

Prescription errors are becoming the major problem in many countries and

drug resistance to medication is increasing in the world, impacting infection

control effects and cost.

Methods: A cross sectional study was carried in Kampala International

University Teaching Hospital (KlUTH), and Kitagata hospital in Bushenyi

District of Uganda. 105 recognized prescribers were randomly selected.

Results: It was noted that majority of the respondent 96(91%) said they are

aware and are applying the prescription rules while the rest 9(9%) said they are not aware and are practicing prescription rule.

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APA

ILETA, N (2021). Assessment Of Prescribing Attitudes And Practices Among Recognised Prescribers In Kluth And Kitagata Hospital. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-prescribing-attitudes-and-practices-among-recognised-prescribers-in-kluth-and-kitagata-hospital

MLA 8th

ILETA, NElSON "Assessment Of Prescribing Attitudes And Practices Among Recognised Prescribers In Kluth And Kitagata Hospital" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-prescribing-attitudes-and-practices-among-recognised-prescribers-in-kluth-and-kitagata-hospital. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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ILETA, NElSON . "Assessment Of Prescribing Attitudes And Practices Among Recognised Prescribers In Kluth And Kitagata Hospital". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 26 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-prescribing-attitudes-and-practices-among-recognised-prescribers-in-kluth-and-kitagata-hospital >.

Chicago

ILETA, NElSON . "Assessment Of Prescribing Attitudes And Practices Among Recognised Prescribers In Kluth And Kitagata Hospital" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 26, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-prescribing-attitudes-and-practices-among-recognised-prescribers-in-kluth-and-kitagata-hospital