THE AVOIDABLE THERAPEUTICAL COMPLICATIONS IN MEDICAL AND PAEDIATRIC SECTION OF A TEACHING HOSPITAL KPK, PAKISTAN
Journal of Applied Pharmacy
Pharmacotherapeutical complications are health hazardous and matter great importance. Thus; it's essential to evaluate the possible drug related risks while prescribing the life saving drugs in clinical practice (patients of different age, indication, history and profile). The admission note and diagnostic laboratory information of patients have been examined for ADR's (adverse drug reactions), non-compliance, inappropriate dose and drug-drug interactions. A total 60 patients were studied for
... were studied for any possible therapeutical problems. The results obtained demands the services of professional pharmacist to deliver valuable pharmaceutical care in Khyber Teaching Hospital at basic (bottom) level to minimize the clinical errors. Counselling of the patient regarding the use of medication is another need to attain maximum drug compliance. Moreover; training programmes for medical and supporting staff should also be under an established satellite pharmacy to avoid prevailing clinical complications in health system.