Rational drug use awareness of the nurses in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Near East University Hospital


Toklu H. Z. , Demirdamar R., Gumusel B. , YARIŞ E., Dulger G.

MARMARA PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL, vol.16, no.2, pp.150-154, 2012 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.12991/201216413
  • Title of Journal : MARMARA PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.150-154

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Irrational use of drugs cause a serious economical burden for many countries. Rational drug use RDU requires a teamwork of health providers. Prescribers, pharmacists and nurses have an important role in RDU. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the knowledge and attitude of the nurses about RDU.