ANTIBIOTIC UTILIZATION AND DIRECT COST IN AN EMERGENCY TREATMENT UNIT IN SRI LANKA
- At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
- Type: Poster
- By: MORRISSEY, Hana (University of wolverhampton, school of pharmacy, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Achini Aberathna: school of pharmacy, Unversity of Ruhuna, Gale, Sri Lanka
Hana Morrissey: school of pharmacy, University of wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Patrick Ball: school of pharmacy, University of wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Shukry Zawahir: school of pharmacy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Anecdotal evidence suggested that antibiotics are frequently been used in the Emergency Treatment Units in Sri Lanka, mostly for respiratory tract, soft tissue or urinary tract infections.
In this study, we evaluated the utilization and the direct cost of antibiotics by checking the bed-head tickets of all patients admitted to the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.