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Artículo original / ORIGINAL ARTICLE. La automedicación de antibióticos: un problema de salud pública. Automédication with antibiotics: public health problem. El debate sobre la automedicación. Señor editor: Agradecemos mucho los comentarios del Grupo de Investigación de la Región Sanitaria X, de la Secretaría de. 29 Nov Automedicación Método Introducción Objetivos Clasificación de medicamentos. Hipótesis Automedicación Marco teórico. Factores que.

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Means and proportions were calculated and the Pearson Chi-square test of significance was used to identify association among the dependent variable self-medication and the independent variables age, gender, ethnicity and educational level of parents.

About half of the students also autkmedicacion allergies and sleep problems. Self-medication patterns in Amman, Jordan.

To estimate the prevalence of self-medication in the elderly, to describe the characteristics of self-medication and home medicine cabinets. Nephrology Therapeutics ; 4 5: Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. Main measurements A structured questionnaire filled in by home care nurses from April to June OTC medicines may be dispensed to adolescents in limited numbers for the relief of mild illnesses.

Although self-care has to be encouraged, PHC professionals must make their patients aware of the harmful effects of self-medication.

Operational terms were defined in the questionnaire as follows: Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article. This study examines the prevalence of self-medication with both prescribed and non-prescribed OTC medications, related health complaints, sources of drugs, and sources of drug recommendation, and gender differences related to self-medication among expatriate high school students in the United Arab Emirates UAE.


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Medicamentos de venta libre en el Brasil. Send the link below via email or IM. Studies had also reported that adolescents had access to the home medicine cabinet 26 or obtained their medicines from their parents. Under an Elsevier user license.

Adherence to therapy in sub-Saharan non-dialysed patients with chronic kidney diseases. Drugs used in self-medication during the preceding year and the previous two weeks The reference to a recall period of one year had the possibility of under-reporting of medicine use and therefore, the use of medicines during the past two weeks was also obtained.

Conclusions There is a significant prevalence of self-medication among the elderly.

Literature indicates a low prevalence of use of this drug 6. The female excess observed for automsdicacion self-reported health complaints is also observed in other studies.

Houston, we have a problem! Male and female students majoring in natural sciences, commerce and arts were considered to obtain a representative sample from all three streams of study.

There were no significant gender differences with regard to both these factors. Conclusions This is the first study to autkmedicacion the self-medication practices among adolescent students in UAE and provides baseline data critical in creating awareness about the risks and benefits of self-medication.

The high proportion of our students suffering from headache, fever and flu as observed in other studies 3,7,11,17 indicates the association of self-medication with symptomatic treatment of these conditions. A small fraction of students Resistencia de Helicobacter pylori a metronidazol, claritromicina y amoxicilina en pacientes colombianos. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

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Self-prescription of antibiotics is a common practice for various pathological processes or symptoms, and often people resort to informal channels to obtain information about them and drugstores where they are sold without requesting a formal medical prescription. Revista Cubana Medicina General Integral ; 25 4: The role of the pharmacist in self-care and autokedicacion. Check out this article to learn more or contact your system administrator.


Constrain to simple back and forward steps. A cross-sectional survey was carried out among a convenience sample of expatriate high school students grades 9 to 12 in four private schools in the UAE, after obtaining Institutional Ethics Committee approval. The four participating schools had nearly equal distribution of gender in the classes which was reflected in our study sample.

The higher proportion of females experiencing health complaints at least once a month Moreover, in view of the inclusion of schools with English as the medium of instruction without representation from schools using Arabic or other languagesthe small sample size and the non-probability sampling design, it may not be possible to generalize the results to the whole of UAE.

The authors wish to automedicacioj Dr. The high monthly morbidity reported by females automediczcion also corroborated by their significantly higher use of analgesics in the preceding two weeks Table 4. Is medicine use in adolescence risk behaviour? WHO guidelines for the regulatory assessment of medicinal products for use in self-medication. Home medicine chests and their relationship with self-medication in children and adolescents. The period prevalence of self-medication was determined as the percentage of users out of the total sample who acquired a medicine that was not prescribed written or recommended orally by a physician.