Published: 2022-08-24

Prospective study for utilization review for multiple antibiotics prescribed in the specialty department in tertiary care teaching hospital

Sushanta K. Das, Varshini R. Ganta, Suvarna A., Sushma P. Kakarlamudi, Pranav S.


Background: The aim of the work was a prospective study of utilization review for multiple antibiotics prescribed in the specialty department in a tertiary care teaching hospital.

Methods: A prospective study was conducted for 6 months in specialty department in a tertiary care teaching hospital.

Results: In the 6 months duration of the study, a total number of 96 prescriptions were analyzed. The 77 prescriptions were prescribed with Beta-lactam antibiotics. and remaining prescriptions were prescribed with 2, 3 and 4-5 different classes of antibiotics.

Conclusions: The result obtained from our study is for judgment use of antibiotics will reduce the burden of multi-drug resistance and thereby enable better patient management and limit patient morbidity and mortality.


Antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance, Utilization review, Morbidity

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