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Assessing the Factors Related to Misuse of Prescribed Medicines among the Urban Sri Lankan Youth

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SKANTHARAJAH, Kowmica (International Institute of Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Colombo, Sri Lanka)
  • Co-author(s): Kowmica Skantharajah: Biomedical Sciences, International Institute of Health Sciences, Welisara, Sri Lanka
    Nishan Silva: Head of Academic affairs, International Institute of Health Sciences, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Abstract:

    Backgrounds

    Abuse of prescribed drugs has increased among youth in Sri Lanka. The global and local guidelines provides the risk factors leading to misuse of prescribed medicines; the actual awareness and practices of the urban youth with this regard is unknown. 

    Aims

    To identify the knowledge and practises of misuse of prescribed medicine used among

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Last update 4 October 2019

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