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:

    Background

    Cultural traditions in different regions of the world can have a large impact on local prescribing patterns, regardless of available evidence-based guidelines.  Previous global service projects to Roatan, Honduras have recognized differences between common prescribing practices compared to the United States. Better knowledge and an..

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