Determinants of Self-medication in the South of Portugal
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: RAMALHINHO, Isabel (University of Algarve, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Faro, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Cavaco, Afonso (University of Lisbon, Faculty of Pharmacy, Lisbon, Portugal)
Cabrita, José (University of Lisbon, Faculty of Pharmacy, Lisbon, Portugal)
Self-medication with antibiotics often occurs and is considered a major determinant to the inappropriate use of those drugs.
We performed a study aiming to assess, in a specific population, determinants of self-medication with antibiotics.
Study population - adult population living in the Algarve Region. The sample was .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.