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National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine
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Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India

Gyanshankar Mishra*, Jasmin Mulani**.

Abstract
Introduction: India has the highest burden of tuberculosis in world, accounting for 20% of global incidence of TB (Tuberculosis). TB treatment is available both in private and public sector in India. Aim & objectives: The current study was carried out to study and compare the prescribing practices of anti-tuberculosis medications by private practitioners and healthcare providers in public sector (under RNTCP-Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme). Material and Methods: 105 anti TB prescriptions of private practitioners and 105 RNTCP (Revised National Tuberculosis Programme) treatment cards were analysed. Results: 9.52% prescriptions by private practitioners and 4.76 % RNTCP prescriptions were correct. Factors for drug resistance were present in 67.62 % of prescriptions by private practitioners and 28.57 % of RNTCP prescriptions whereas overdosing was present in 53.33 % of prescriptions by private practitioners and 68.57 % of RNTCP prescriptions. Conclusion: The anti TB treatment offered in private and public sector in India is not satisfactory at present and needs to be improved.[Mishra G et al NJIRM 2013; 4(2) : 71-78]

Key words: Tuberculosis, TB, TB treatment, TB prescriptions, RNTCP, Private Practitioners



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Mishra* G, Mulani** J. Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India. NJIRM. 2013; 4(2): 71-78.



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Mishra* G, Mulani** J. Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India. www.scopemed.org/?mno=36915 [Access: September 30, 2014].



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Mishra* G, Mulani** J. Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India. NJIRM. 2013; 4(2): 71-78.



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Mishra* G, Mulani** J. Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India. NJIRM. (2013), [cited September 30, 2014]; 4(2): 71-78.



Harvard Style

Mishra*, G. & Mulani**, J. (2013) Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India. NJIRM, 4 (2), 71-78.



Turabian Style

Mishra*, Gyanshankar, and Jasmin Mulani**. 2013. Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine, 4 (2), 71-78.



Chicago Style

Mishra*, Gyanshankar, and Jasmin Mulani**. "Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India." National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine 4 (2013), 71-78.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Mishra*, Gyanshankar, and Jasmin Mulani**. "Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India." National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine 4.2 (2013), 71-78. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Mishra*, G. & Mulani**, J. (2013) Tuberculosis Prescription Practices In Private And Public Sector In India. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine, 4 (2), 71-78.



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News / Announcements

  • Dr Chinmay Shah, Editor NJIRM was selected by SEARO (WHO) to represent from India in APAME 2014 ['Sep 15, 2014']

  • National Conference on Health Professions Education (NCHPE 2014) ['Mar 23, 2014']

  • Guidelines for issuing Medical Certificate, validated by Delhi Medical Council. ['Feb 07, 2014']

  • Anti TB treatment in India needs to be improved ['May 04, 2013']





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