publication . Article . 2015

Self-medication with antibiotics among undergraduate nursing students of a government medical college in Eastern India

Biswas, Suvadip; Ghosh, Aritra; Mondal, Krishnendu; Dalui, Saikat Kumar; Haldar, Mithilesh; Biswas, Supreeti;
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  • Published: 30 Oct 2015 Journal: International Journal of Pharmacological Research (issn: 2277-3312, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Bharati Biomedical and Advance Research Centre
Abstract
Antibiotics serve very useful therapeutic purpose in eradicating pathogens. Unfortunately excessive and inappropriate use of antibiotics results in antibiotic resistance. The consequences of inappropriate self-medication with antibiotics among healthcare professionals have severe implications which might be legal issues, ethical issues, negative impacts on patient and poor quality of health care delivery. The present study was conducted on self-medication by undergraduate nursing students in a government medical college of West Bengal, India. A pre designed questionnaire was used to collect the relevant information pertaining to the study variables. Among the pa...
Subjects
free text keywords: Questionnaire, Self-medication, Antibiotics, Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950
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publication . Article . 2015

Self-medication with antibiotics among undergraduate nursing students of a government medical college in Eastern India

Biswas, Suvadip; Ghosh, Aritra; Mondal, Krishnendu; Dalui, Saikat Kumar; Haldar, Mithilesh; Biswas, Supreeti;