Author(s): Raj Kumar R, Praveen D, Palani Shanmugasundaram

Email(s): samsimahe@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00164.5   

Address: Raj Kumar R, Praveen D, Palani Shanmugasundaram*
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vistas, Vels University, Pallavaram, Chennai, India
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 7,     Year - 2016


ABSTRACT:
BACKGROUND: Surgical prophylaxis is essential for all surgeries sutures insertion of devices etc. Rational use of these antibiotics can minimize the post-operative nosocomial infections. The selection of these antibiotics should clearly be different from regular usage including time of administration. METHODOLOGY: All inpatients subjected for surgery is the surgery ward is included in the study. Patient details such as patient demographics (age, sex, diagnosis), nature of surgery, timing, antibiotics, type and class of antibiotic were noted. The study was conducted after obtaining informed consent from the patient, RESULTS: There is more use of Gentamycin in patients subjected for surgery. Appropriateness has been evaluated in correction with ASHP guidelines for management of antimicrobials for surgical prophylaxis and almost 90% appropriateness is seen with the therapy. CONCLUSION: Surgical prophylaxis is an essential part of surgery with this study, we can help is designing apart of surgical kit necessary antibiotic for prevention the related nosocomial infection.


Cite this article:
Raj Kumar R, Praveen D, Palani Shanmugasundaram. A Prospective Study on Drug Utilization Evaluation of Antibiotics for Surgical Prophylaxis. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2016; 9(7):867-869. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00164.5


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