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Publication Type : Journal Article
Publisher : international journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
Source : international journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Issn 0975 1471; vol 6 issue 6 2014.
Campus : Kochi
School : School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy
Department : Pharmacy Practice
Year : 2014
Abstract : Objective: To collect informational resources and Compilation of Drug information to formulate an Ideal Pediatric Drug Formulary. Formulary is a continually revised compilation of pharmaceuticals (plus important ancillary information) that reflect the current clinical judgment of the medical staff. Hospital formulary is a comprehensive list of every drug and therapeutic agent stocked by the pharmacy of that hospital. Methods: Prospective & developmental study.The study was carried out in Department of Pediatrics & Neonatology in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) a 1200 bedded tertiary care referral hospital in Cochin. Results: The first edition of pediatric formulary & drug therapy guide was published in June 2013 and has been using in Pediatrics & Neonatology department Conclusion: The Pediatric formulary & drug therapy guide is of course first of its kind in the country. It proved to be a reliable guide in individualization of drug therapy and serves as a channel for enhancing clinical efficacy and reducing the untoward outcomes. The drug monographs included in this formulary is indeed a worthful reference resource with all the necessary informations for all pediatric practitioners.
Cite this Research Publication : Sivadas, A. & Aneesh, S.A. & Koshy, M.E. & Roshni, P.R. & Ponthenkandath, Sasidharan. (2014). Development and implementation of pediatric formulary & drug therapy guide in a tertiary care Hospital in India. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 6. 450-451.