Thursday, 1 February 2018
Importance of quality medicine
The term quality use of medicine includes proper prescription and complementary medicines. The quality use of medicine is applied not only on the medicines in the general practice but also all the medicines that a person can use and affect their health. It is important to maintain the quality of all kinds of medicines to improve the health system. Aaba pharma, Chennai is dedicated to providing best medicines that a person can trust and use without hesitation.
The process of quality use of medicine include
· Wise selection of patient management options
· Selecting suitable medicines
· Use of medicines effectively and safely
The required skills for the quality use of medicine are
· Consider the place of medicines in curing diseases and to maintain health
· Understand the better ways to use medicine for any illness
· Choose appropriate medicines
· Recognize the expectation of medicines
· Understand medicines clinical conditions
· Medicine benefits and risks
· Medicine dosage and treatment period
· Any other side effect or medical condition such as pregnancy, age etc.
· Cost of the medicine
· Understand the reason for prescribing certain medicine
· Use of efficacious medications
· Use medicines safely
The quality use of medicine can be maintained by
· Printing or writing legal prescriptions by using the correct documentation
· Monitor medicine outcomes, benefits or adverse effects
· Minimum misuse
· Improve patient ability to understand medicine dosage and timing
An open and effective communication with patients, team members and in the health sector is required to achieve quality use of medicine. It includes communication tools such as patient information materials, good record keeping, briefings, electronic prescribing tools, checklists and clear handover procedures to improve the quality use of medicine.
The critical aspects of the quality use of medicine are
· Proper health promotion
· Continuity of patient care
· Practice based system
· Accurate record keeping
Dr. Saravanan Lakshmanan and Dr. Mahalakshmi Saravanan are famous doctors in Chennai and founder of the Aaba pharma. Aaba pharma is committed to delivering best available medicines to patients.
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