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Inventi Rapid - Pharmacy Practice

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    Quarterly published in print and online ‘Inventi Rapid/Impact: Pharmacy Practice’ publishes high quality unpublished as well as high impact pre-published research and reviews catering to the needs of researchers and professionals. This journal focuses on discipline of pharmacy which involves developing the professional roles of pharmacists. The scope of the journal includes clinical pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy, pharmaceutical care, pharmacovigilance, social pharmacy, pharmacy education, process and outcome research, health promotion and education, health informatics, pharmacoeconomics and other related areas.

  • DEVELOPMENT OF ANTIBIOTIC COMMITTEE AND GUIDELINES FOR A RURAL TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL
    Shaila M K*, Satishkumar B P    Download Full Text

    Antibiotic committee in a hospital provide regular updates on antibiotic prescribing, antibiotic resistance and infectious disease management that address both national and local issues. Sharing facility-specific information on antibiotic use is a tool to motivate improved prescribing, particularly if wide variations in the patterns of use exist among similar patient care locations. The use of ant...

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  • A PROSPECTIVE STUDY ON CO-MORBIDITIES AND DRUG UTILIZATION EVALUATION IN DIABETIC PATIENTS AT A TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL
    Deepika Perumilla*, Divya Gopineni, C H Venkatapathi Raju, R Chaitanya Deepthi, Ranganayakulu D    Download Full Text

    Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major health growing problem and an important cause of prolong ill health and early death. Each year more than 231,000 people in the United States and more than 396 million people worldwide die from diabetes and its complications. Drug utilization studies are important for the optimization of drug therapy and have received a great attention in recent years. The study of...

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  • A CASE STUDY ON HYDATID CYST OF THE LIVER
    D Neelufur, T V Harsha Varun*, Bhargav Reddy    Download Full Text

    It is a cosmopolitan disease due to the embryonic shape of Taenia of the dog echinococcosis granulose. It is the disease which puts a real problem of public health in our country. We reported a case of hydatid cyst of the liver in a 32-year-old man who originally lived in India and had migrated to Andhra Pradesh 2 years earlier. He presented with right upper quadrant pain and intermittent low-grad...

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  • SAFETY AND TOXICITY ASSESSMENT OF PARABENS IN PHARMACEUTICAL AND FOOD PRODUCTS
    Rahul S Tade*, Mahesh P More, V K Chatap, P K Deshmukh, P O Patil    Download Full Text

    Many peoples are exposed daily to cosmetics, pharmaceutical and packaged food products. These products contain para-hydroxybenzoic acid esters (Parabens). Parabens are synthetically produced preservatives used in personal care products, food and drink, medicines and pharmaceutical preparations. Parabens are readily absorbed through the skin and the gut and excreted in urine. However, some of thes...

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  • ASSESSMENT OF GOOD PHARMACY PRACTICE USING NEW INDICATOR BASED TOOL
    L Reddenna*, B Divya, K Indu, M Asmin Begum, Y Susmitha, M Alagusundaram    Download Full Text

    A miniature figure of studies has formerly used a restricted numeral of indicators to evaluate precise topics around pharmacy practice. A complete set of global indicators for the evaluation of GPP is still deficient. The aim of this study was to illustrate a new indicator based tool for assessment of good pharmacy practices. Descriptive indicator study conducted for a period of six months in the ...

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  • POLYPHARMACY AND IRRATIONAL USE OF MEDICATIONS - A PRESCRIPTION SURVEY
    L Reddenna*, B Sai Vaishnavi, G Divya Prasuna, J Harinatha Reddy, K Shiva Ganesh, M Alagusundaram    Download Full Text

    Polypharmacy has been recognized as a risk factor for under-prescribing and pretense risks to patients’ safety and well-being. The main objectives of this work were assessment of occurrence, complications and interventions of polypharmacy and irrational use of medicines. A community based survey was conducted in the community pharmacies for a period of 6 months. Patients attending the clinics of...

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