The role of pharmacist towards achieving appropriate use of antibiotics: a qualitative study

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • 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
  • Abstract:

    Background

    The 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.

    Methods

    A qualitative study was carried out in 2015 with ten focus group discussions (FGDs) with pharmacists (N=43) and dispensers (N=12) in and

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