A Clinical Audit for Appropriateness of NSAIDs Prescribing for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus by Primary Care Physicians in Saudia Arabia.
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Type: Poster
- By: MAZHAR, Faizan (King Fahd Military Medical Complex, Pharmacy, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia)
- Co-author(s): Faizan Mazhar: Pharmacy, King Fahd Military Medical Complex, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Shahzad Akram: Pharmacy, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Yousif Ahmed: Pharmacy, King Fahad University Hospital, Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs)are one of the most commonly used medications. NSAIDs are not without safety concerns, most notably their cardiovascular (CV)and gastrointestinal(GI) adverse events. Patients with diabetes are at higher risk of CV and symptomatic, uncomplicated or complicated gastrointestinal events
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