To promote rational drug use in developing countries, it is important to assess drug use pattern using the World Health Organization (WHO) drug use indicators.
The rational use of medicine improves patient’s quality of life.
Excessive and inappropriate prescriptions result in severe consequences.
The study of drug use patterns and prescription errors is necessary to promote rational drug use in developing countries.
Pharmacology department is conducting & guiding for this research.
The various WHO indicators are use to check the rational use of drug.
The average number of drugs prescribed per encounter.
Percentage of drugs prescribed by generic name.
Percentage of encounters in which an antibiotic was prescribed.
Percentage of encounters with an injection prescribed.
Percentage of drugs prescribed from an essential drug list (EDL)
Prescription audit research conducted by post-graduates:
|Sr.||Name of PG||Name of Guide||Title of the study|
|1||Dr. Soniya Sawarkar||Dr. Usha Nayak||Study of drug therapy of Drug resistant Tuberculosis pattern of use of anti TB drug|
|2||Dr. Pradnya Deolekar||Dr. Usha Nayak||Antimicrobial utilisation for surgical nosocomial wound infection|
|3||Dr. Prashant Katke||Dr. Usha Nayak||Study of prescribing pattern in paediatric OPD of a tertiary care hospital|
|4||Dr. Uppal Vyas||Dr. Sangeeta Sukumaran||Drug utilisation of erythropoietin in CKD patients|
|5||Dr. Veenarani||Dr. Usha Nayak||Drug utilisation pattern in dermatology department|
|6||Dr. Aniket Samant||Dr. Merlyn Gomes||Drug utilisation pattern in ophthalmology department|
|7||Dr. Sujay Patil||Dr. Preety L||Drug utilisation of GI drug in ICU|
|8||Dr. Vaishali Thakare||Dr. Pramila Yadav||Drug utilisation of psychotropic drugs in tertiary care teaching hospital|
|9||Dr. Sharon Sheregar||Dr. Merlyn Gomes||Drug utilisation of antimicrobials in OBGY department|
|10||Dr. Nachiket Bhaveshekh||Dr. Sangeeta Sukumaran||Drug utilisation pattern in geriatric patients|
|11||Dr. Ankush Tiwari||Dr. PramilaYadav||Drug utilisation pattern of antihypertensive drugs|
|12||Dr. Ashish Bajaj||Dr. Merlyn Gomes||Drug utilisation pattern in Diabetic patients in a tertiary care hospital|
|13||Dr. Sujay Patil||Dr. Preety L||Drug utilisation of GI drug in ICU|