|Title:||Physicians' medication prescribing in primary care in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia. Literature review, part 2: rational prescribing|
|Abstract:||Unlike suB-optimal prescribing rational prescribing, coupled with certain indicators, is associated with improved safety in drug use in drug for prescribing, better quality of life for patients and cost-effective care. Medication prescribing is relatively unexplored area of research in Saudi Arabia and until now most studies have been health care system. This paper is the second of 3 review articles that form the interconnected studies of prescribing patterns and medication errors in the public care sectors of Saudi Arabia. A MEDLINE search was conducted to identify papers published in peer- reviewed journals over the previous 3 decades. The paper reviews rational prescribing with its indicators suboptimal prescribing, classification of medication errors, and how to achieve quality in health care prescribing worldwide and in Saudi Arabia|
|Keywords:||Physician's Practice Patterns|
Primary Health Care
Physicians, Primary Care
Quality of Health Care
|Appears in Collections:||EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)|
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