Journal article Open Access
Tanzeel Ahmed*, Noman ul Haq, Syed Azhar Hussain Zaidi, Muhammad Waqas, Muhammad Ammar, Muhammad Minhas
Objective: The investigation of patient’s treatment outcome, death rate and errors of omission in antibiotics agents utilized in pediatric inpatients. Material and Methods: This was a retrospective analysis of admissions. The examination utilized information collected tentatively inside a 50-bed pediatric ward of Bolan Medical Complex Hospital, Quetta, Pakistan. The information was collected by the examination of patient admission /discharge register by ward Pharmacist from October 2016 to March 2017. The total 735 patient were conceded trough out the investigation span. Information was recorded in a data collection form and analyzed. The recurrence and rate were investigated by utilizing SPSS 22. Result: The total 735 patients were conceded all through the investigation, out of which 448 (60.95 %) were male and 287 (39.05%) were female and total medication administrations were 20095. Discharged/ improved were 531 (72.24%), Expired were 35 (4.74%), LAMA (left against medicinal advice) were 76 (10.34%), intravenous medication was stopped in 4 patients which was (0.54%), discharged on request 16 (2.17%), referred to other hospital 3 (0.40%) and still present in ward were 66 (8.79%). The omission errors in the antibiotic agents as follows; in ceftriaxone sodium was 4062 (20.21%), ampicillin+clavulanic acid 3179 (15.81%), streptomycin 29 (14.43%), vancomycin 1277 (6.35%) and cefepime 222 (1.10). Conclusion: The patient’s treatment outcome in pediatric ward of tertiary care was higher. One of the real reasons for mortality and morbidity might be omission errors. Keywords: Patients, treatment outcome, omission errors, antibiotics, Pharmacist, Quetta, Pakistan.