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  1. Antimicrobial drug use in primary health care. Editorial comment.

    Article - En anglais

    A survey was carried out to assess the extent and pattern of use of antimicrobials at two primary health care centres (PHCs) in northern India.

    At both PHCs 20-40% of all drugs prescribed were antimicrobials.

    The most prescribed antimicrobials at both PHCs were sulfa drugs (29%), followed by cotrimoxazole (15%) and penicillins (10%). The pattern of infectious diseases was similar at both PHCs; with respiratory tract infections heading the list (12%), followed by skin infections (10%), enteritis (7%), injuries (4%), unknown pyrexias (3%) and worm infestations (2%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Prescription médicale, Centre santé, Inde, Asie, Antibiotique, Antibactérien, Soin santé primaire, Homme, Nord

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medical prescription, Health center, India, Asia, Antibiotic, Antibacterial agent, Primary health care, Human, North

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0539223

    Code Inist : 002B02S02. Création : 199406.