Impact of culture on prescribing patterns in a rural clinic in roatan, honduras

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: BIRNIE, Christine (St. John Fisher College, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rochester, United States)
  • Co-author(s): Jennifer Mappus
    Samantha Leistman
    Christine R Birnie
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    Prescribing trends were collected from patients’ charts at the Clinica Esperanza in Roatan, Honduras during a 10 day period.  All prescriptions dispensed for hypertension, diabetes and infectious disease during clinic hours were included in the data analysis. Patient demographics (age and sex), medication and dose dispensed, directions for..

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