International Journal of Hospital Pharmacy

  • The practice of counseling in Pharmacy: Patients’ perspectives

    The practice of counseling in Pharmacy: Patients’ perspectives Laila A. Layqah1, Yousif S. Alakeel2, Jinan Z. Shamou3 1King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), Research Office, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences KSAU-hs),King Abdul-Aziz Medical City(KAMC) – Ministry of National Guard–Health Affairs (MNGHA); 2 King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), College of Pharmacy/King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) –Ministry of National Guard–Health Affairs 3Medical Student / Xi’an Jiaotong University,…

  • Art (Anti Retroviral Therapy) Induced Buffalo Hump: Case Report

    Art (Anti Retroviral Therapy) Induced Buffalo Hump: Case Report G.Sravani1, D. Seethram babu1, T.S.Durga Prasad2 1Pharm D Intern, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sri Padmavathi School of Pharmacy, Tiruchanoor, Tirupati; 2Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Sri Padmavathi School of Pharmacy, Tiruchanoor, Tirupati INTRODUCTION- Anti-retroviral therapy is used for the treatment of patients with HIV. This therapy may also lead to some of the adverse drug reactions among which Zidovudine induced Buffalo Hump is an uncommon adverse drug reaction. CASE REPORT-…

  • Assessment of risk factors for diabetic foot ulcer

    Assessment of risk factors for diabetic foot ulcer Mona Hossein poor, Binai.K.Sankar Reddy college of pharmacy Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders of fat, carbohydrate, and protein metabolism that results from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. Ulceration of foot in diabetes is common, clinical presentations are variable and management requires early expert assessment. 73 years old patient, an old case of type 2 diabetes mellitus, smoker and on irregular medical treatment was admitted with history…

  • Self-medication and role of pharmacist in patient education

    Self-medication and role of pharmacist in patient education Leila Esfandiari, Ashma Nepal, Shaik MD Rafi, G. Kannan. Reddy college of pharmacy Introduction:Pharmacy is the art, science and practice of preparing, preserving, compounding and dispensing of drugs and it also includes modern services related to health care including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. The pharmacy services provided in India seem to be mainly product-sale focused and traditionally practiced with very minimum or negligible focus…

  • Utilization Evaluation of Drugs Used in Dialysis Patients

    Utilization Evaluation of Drugs Used in Dialysis Patients Margreth Philbert, Binai K Sankar Reddy college of pharmacy You cannot live without having your blood cleaned properly. So, when the kidneys have failed completely, a treatment called dialysis can take over the job of filtering and cleaning the blood. A 67 year’s old male diabetic with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) admitted to the hospital with the symptoms of decreased balance, loss of sensation, fear of falling, and decreased endurance during…

  • Assessment of Antihypertensives Drug Class in Type 2 Diabetes and It’s Complications

    Assessment of Antihypertensives Drug Class in Type 2 Diabetes and It’s Complications Margreth Philbert, Binai K Sankar Reddy college of pharmacy Background: Hypertension and Diabetes are now serious public and worldwide health challenge as by 2025 it has been estimated that 1.56 billion world population will suffer from hypertension and diabetes is the 8th leading cause of death. Objectives:Primary objective is assessment of antihypertensive drug classes used in type 2 diabetes & it’s complications and Secondary objectives are , is…

  • Case Report on Drug Induced Cushing Syndrome

    Case Report on Drug Induced Cushing Syndrome Rachel Pinto, Binai.K.Sankar Reddy college of pharmacy Corticoids are 21 carbon compounds having cyclopentanohydrophenanthrene nucleus. They are synthesised in adrenal Cortisol cells in the cholesterol. Corticoids are given exogenously to regulate various body functions like in the maintainenece of fluid electrolyte balance, cardiovascular and energy substrate homeostasis and functional status of skeletal muscles and nervous system.They help withstand body with the outside stimuli and noxious particles and stress during a diseased state. They…

  • A project work on role of clinical pharmacist in a haemovigilance unit of a tertiary care hospital

    A project work on role of clinical pharmacist in a haemovigilance unit of a tertiary care hospital Rachel Pinto, Arun karki, Binai K Sankar and Deepti S.P Reddy college of pharmacy Blood is a very important component of the human body. Blood constituents of about 7% of the total bodies’ weight. An average Adult body that is having a weight of 150-180 pounds will have approximately 4.7-5.5 liters of blood. Blood is a fluid connective tissue that circulate continuously around…

  • Case Report On Hemophilia

    Case Report On Hemophilia Priyanka.M* PharmD, Ch. Saidatta PharmD, Shambu Ramesh PharmD, Department of pharmacy practice,Acharya and BM Reddy College Of Pharmacy, Soldevanhalli, Bangalore, Karnataka, Bangalore-560107. Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that results from congenital deficiency in a plasma coagulation protein. Hemophilia A is due to deficiency of factor VIII, whereas hemophilia B is due to factor IX deficiency. Hemophilia A & B are recessive X-linked diseases. In general, the disease affects only males, while females are carriers.This is a…

  • EVALUATION OF DRUG USE PATTERN USING WHO PRESCRIBING INDICATORS

    EVALUATION OF DRUG USE PATTERN USING WHO PRESCRIBING INDICATORS B Sravya* PharmD, M Priyanka PharmD, Sambhu Ramesh PharmD Department of pharmacy practice, Acharya & BM Reddy College of Pharmacy, Soldevanahalli, Bengaluru, karnataka-560107, India Medicines are essential requirements for the optimal care of patients. Appropriate use of medicine is an essential element in delivering quality of life for patients and the community as a whole. The aim of this study was to assess the prescription patterns, rationality of analgesics and frequency…