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
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.
AimsTo identify the knowledge and practises of misuse of prescribed medicine used among.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.