Research Papers/Topics in Pharmacy

Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseases (GERD)

OUTLINEANATOMY OF GITGERD DEFINEDSIGNS AND SYMPTOMSCONFIRMATORY TESTS FOR GERDTREATMENT OF GERDPHARMACIST’S ROLE ADVICE TO PATIENTSCASE STUDIES CONCLUSIONS REFERENCES 

Paediatric Diseases: Paediatric Oncology (Clinical Presentation on Retinoblastoma and Case Study)

 INTRODUCTION TO PAEDIATRIC DISEASES Paediatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children and adolescents and the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18 years of age (WHO regulations, 2014). Subspecialties in paediatrics  - Oncology -Psychiatry  - Paediatric cardiology -Nephrology   - Critical care medicine -Neonatal Medicine  - Haematology -Endocrinology, etcPEDIATRIC DISEASES The term paediatric disease ...

Sepsis in Sickle Cell Patient (Slide Presentation)

IntroductionAn infection is a state in which microorganisms survive and reproduce in the host’s tissues. In many instances, no noticeable changes(or symptoms) are apparent.An infectious disease results when the organism produces sufficient tissue damage through many different mechanisms.SepsisSepsis is a gamut of diseases, where there is a systemic response by the patient or host to a specific infection. Presentation ranges from non-localised symptoms to very severe signs with attestat...

Investigation of Hypoglycemic Effects of Sonchus oleraceus (Moleta) in Normal Albino Rats

AbstractThe purpose of the study was to investigate the hypoglycemic effects of ethanolic and hexane extracts of Sonchus oleraceus in normal albino rats using fasting blood glucose and glucose tolerance tests. About 200 g leaves of S. oleraceus were macerated in 2 liters of hexane for two days, filtered and evaporated to dryness. Sixty albino rats were divided into six groups. Negative control group received water (5ml) and the positive control group administered by glibenclamide (5 mg/...

Drugs Use Practices In Northern Uganda Hospitals: A Case Study Of Gulu Regional Refferal Hospital

ABSTRACTBackground: Irrational use of medicines is a maJor problem worldwide. Studiesconducted in several countries, including Uganda, indicate that more than 50% of allmedicines used globally are used irrationally. Irrational use of medicines results inincreased risk of adverse reactions, wastage of the scarce resources, and development ofpreventable resistance of organisms to commonly used antibiotics. To be able designappropriate interventions, there is need to carry out drug use stu...

Assessment Of Rational Prescribing In General Outpatient Department Of Kampala International University Teaching Hospital, Western Uganda

ABSTRACT. Prevention of irrational use of medicines may reduce healthcare costs and potentially save I ives. In line with World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation, a retrospective, cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out to obtain information on prescribing in the general outpatient department of Kampala International University Teaching Hospital in Ishaka-Bushenyi, Uganda. A sample of 884 prescriptions was selected by systematic random sampling using an interval of ...

Comparative Pharmacopoeial Analysis Of Three Brands Of Lidocaine 2°/O Injection Available In Uganda Pharmacies

ABSTRACTBackground: Lidocaine, is an important anesthetic and anti-arrhythmic drug, widely used in medicine,at the same time a danger. The impurity 2, 6-xylidine is the starting material for its manufacture,degradation product of lidocaine on storage and metabolite when administered. This study seeks toidentify 3 brands of lidocaine in Uganda Pharmacies, assess level of impurity and drug content by acomparative pharmacopoeial chemical analysis.Aim: To do a comparative pharmacopoeial ana...

Assessment Of Antibiotic Sensitivity Patterns Of Salmonella Typhimurium, Pseudomonas Aeru'ginosa, Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolates From Barn Swallow Droppings In Ishaka Town, Bushenyi District,

ABSTRACT Introduction: It has been reported that the main factors behind the emergence of drug resistance is the use and misuse of antimicrobial drugs during the past few decades, but there is also the aspect of epidemic spread of drug-resistant bacteria as a factor. This has caused a major concern with serious implications in human and animal health. It's noted that as much as man's action contribute to the development of antimicrobial drug resistance, it is also seen with domestic ...

Comparative Physicochemical, Phytochemical And Acute Toxicity Studies Of Ocimum Gratissimum And Ocimum Suave Species In Western Uganda

ABSTRACTOcimum gratissimum and Ocimum suave belong to the family lamiaceae. Folkore medicineclaims their use in many conditions.Leaves of 0 gratissimum and 0 suave were extracted in aqueous methanol by maceration,extract was filtered and evaporated using the rotary evaporator and dried to a constant weight inan oven. Phytochemical analysis was carried out to determine the active constituents andQuantification tests were carried out to obtain the amount of phytochmicals in each extract....

Assessment Of The Quality And Dissolution Profiles Of Branded Fixed Dose Artemetherilumefantrine Tablets Sold At Pharmacies In Kampala- Uganda

ABSTRACTThis study was done to evaluate the physicochemical properties, quality control parameters andthe dissolution profiles of circulating samples of artemether/lumefantrine sold at Pharmacies inKampala. The physicochemical parameters and assay of thirteen ( 13) brands of the productswere assessed through the evaluation of uniformity of tablet weight, friability test, disintegrationtest and assay of active pharmaceutical ingredients according to established methods.The dissolution rat...

Investigation Of Antibacterial Activity, Phytochemical Screening And The Extractive Value Of Different Solvents On Lawson/A Inermij(Henna) Plant Leaf Extract

ABSTRACT.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the antibacterial activity, to determine the mostefficiency extractive solvents and phytochemical profile of Hot water, Methanol alcohol andLemon juice extract of Lawsonia inermis (henna) leaf.The plant attracted the attention of researchers because of its use as anti-infective agent.The oily and alcoholic extracts of the plant Lawsonia inermis dried powdered leaves wereseparately obtained by maceration, while the aqueous was obtained b...

A Study Of Availability Of Essential Medicines And Supplies During Dual Pull-Push System Of Drugs Acquisition In Kaliro District, Uganda

ABSTRACTThe Ugandan government has experimented with various supply chain models for delivery ofessential drugs and supplies. In 20 I 0, the dual pull-push system was adopted; however drug stockouts are still a common occurrence in health facilities.This study on availability of essential medicines during the dual Pull-Push system in Kaliro Districtwas undertaken; this was to be used as an indirect or direct indicator of availability of essentialdrugs and medical supplies during the dua...

Investigation of anti-hyperglyceamic properties of the aqueous extract of green peel of musa acuminata 'naj(jtembe cultivar'

ABSTRACT The objective of this research was to investigate the anti-hyperglyceamic properties of the aqueous extract green peel of (Banana) musa acuminata 'nakitembe cultivar' in alloxan induced diabetic rats. The extract used was obtaned from the green banana dried and phytochemical analysis and acute toxicity study carried out. Alloxan was used to induce diabetes in experimental albino Rats at a dose of 140mg/kg body weight. After three days, the animals blood sugar levels was tested ...

Toxicity Study Of Two Herbs Used By Traditional Healers Of Rukararwe To Treat Herpes Zoster In Hiv Patients

ABSTRACTBackgroundDespite the fact that herbal medicines are used by 80% of the World's population (WHO, 2002)and are the main source of health care in the rural communities and the most preferred form oftreatment of HIV-related symptoms (Orisatoki and Oguntibeju, 20 I 0), less than I 0% of herbalproducts in the world market are tru ly standardized to a known active and/or toxic components(Winston et al. , 2007). Study carried out in Western Uganda reported 32.8% of same-day use ofherbal med...


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