The impact of an intervention program, measured by changes in the prescription of ORS, antibiotics and antidiarrheal drugs by those pharmacists and drugsellers after administering the proposed educational package was assessed.
The results of the study indicated that, before the educational program started, ORS was prescribed by pharmacists for 31.4% and 15.7% of watery diarrhea and dysentery episodes, respectively.
Only 18.9% and 13.3% of drugsellers gave ORS to assessors in case of watery diarrhea and dysentery.
Antibiotics and antidiarrheal agents were prescribed extensively, watery and dysenteric diarrhea (84% and 56% for watery diarrhea by pharmacists and drugsellers; 92% and 60% for dysentery).
Mots-clés Pascal : Programme sanitaire, Education sanitaire, Traitement, Diarrhée, Pharmacien, Thaïlande, Evaluation, Réhydratation, Voie orale, Antibiotique, Antidiarrhéique, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sanitary program, Health education, Treatment, Diarrhea, Chemist, Thailand, Evaluation, Rehydration, Oral administration, Antibiotic, Antidiarrheal agent, Asia
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