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Title: Physicians' medication prescribing in primary care in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia. Literature review, part 2: rational prescribing
Authors: Khoja, T.
Qureshi, N.A.
Neyaz, Y.
Magzoub, M.A.
Haycox, A.
Walley, T
Issue Date: 2011
Language: English
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
Description: 132-139
Keywords: Physician's Practice Patterns
Primary Health Care
Physicians, Primary Care
Quality of Health Care
Medication Errors
Subject: Drug Prescriptions
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118091
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/V17/02/17_2_2011_0132_0139.pdf
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