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Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences

Syed Sujat Pasha, Chetan D B, Sha Naseeruddin.

Abstract
Background: The reporting of adverse drug reaction (ADR) is essential, and pharmacovigilance (PV) system should be practiced by the health-care professionals.

Aims and Objectives: The aim is to study about the knowledge improvement, attitudes toward, and PV observation among health-care professionals and to evaluate the reasons of underreporting of ADRs required to be well assessed by the medical society.

Materials and Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was evaluated by distributing a questionnaire. This study was conducted at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bidar. Health-care professionals including physicians, dentists, pharmacists, physiotherapist, nurses, and Ayush doctors were invited to take part in the study. The questionnaire covered matters regarding awareness of PV and reporting of ADRs.

Results: Overall, 100 questionnaires were circulated to the health-care professionals. The health-care professionals comprised 46 physicians, 2 dentists, 6 pharmacists, 4 Ayush doctors, 4 physiotherapist, and 38 nurses. Maximum 70% of health-care professionals were aware of the term PV and only 10% were aware of ADRs.

Conclusion: There is not much awareness and practice of PV and ADR reporting by health-care professionals working at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences.

Key words: Health-care Professionals; Pharmacovigilance; Adverse Drug Reactions; Practice; Attitude


 
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Pasha SS, B CD, Naseeruddin S. Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2019; 9(9): 847-850. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0519508062019


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Pasha SS, B CD, Naseeruddin S. Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2019; 9(9): 847-850. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0519508062019



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Pasha SS, B CD, Naseeruddin S. Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. (2019), [cited December 01, 2022]; 9(9): 847-850. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0519508062019



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Pasha, S. S., B, . C. D. & Naseeruddin, . S. (2019) Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol, 9 (9), 847-850. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0519508062019



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Pasha, Syed Sujat, Chetan D B, and Sha Naseeruddin. 2019. Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 9 (9), 847-850. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0519508062019



Chicago Style

Pasha, Syed Sujat, Chetan D B, and Sha Naseeruddin. "Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 9 (2019), 847-850. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0519508062019



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Pasha, Syed Sujat, Chetan D B, and Sha Naseeruddin. "Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 9.9 (2019), 847-850. Print. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0519508062019



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Pasha, S. S., B, . C. D. & Naseeruddin, . S. (2019) Knowledge of pharmacovigilance among the health-care professionals at Bidar Institute of Medical Sciences. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 9 (9), 847-850. doi:10.5455/njppp.2019.9.0519508062019