Factors that may negatively influence antibiotic prescribing in public hospitals in lesotho
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: LUBBE, Martie S (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, Potchefstroom, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Adorka, Matthias (Department of Pharmacy, FOHS, National University of Lesotho, ROMA, Lesotho)
Serfontein, Jan Hendrik P (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa)
Gous, Andries G S (University of Limpopo, PRETORIA, South Africa)
PURPOSE: The primary aim if this study was to determine factors that influence prescribing patterns of antibiotics in public hospitals in Lesotho. METHOD: A structured questionnaire survey targeting doctors and nurse prescribers within Health Service Areas abounding five (5) hospitals was carried out. Collated data were analysed to establish.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.