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The role of pharmacist towards achieving appropriate use of antibiotics: a qualitative study
- At: Glasgow (Scotland) (2018)
- Type: Poster
- By: SENADHEERA, Savini (University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Department of Allied Health Sciences)
- Co-author(s): Savini Gunitha Senadheera: Department of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Shalini Sri Ranganathan: Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Roshini Murugupillai: Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Health- Care Sciences, Eastern University Sri Lanka , Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
Rohini Fernandopulle: Department of Para clinical sciences, General Sir John KotelawalaDefence University, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka
Gita Fernado: Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medical sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Ramanie Jayathilatke: Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
BackgroundThe inappropriate use of antibiotics causes escalating emergence of resistant bacteria. The Pharmacist is a member of the health care team, last link before consumption of antibiotic by patients.
MethodsA qualitative study was carried out in 2015 with ten focus group discussions (FGDs) with pharmacists (N=43) and dispensers (N=12) in and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019