HOSPITALIZATION DUE TO COMIOGENIC DISEASES IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL PESHAWAR PAKISTAN
Keywords:Prescription errors; iatrogenic diseases, adverse effects, comiogenesis
Introduction: This study conducted in order to evaluate the admissions due to comiogenesis that affect the patient quality of life. The identification of iatrogenic admissions and their possible solutions to achieve the optimal therapeutic effects of the patients.
Material & Methods: The total of 32 days study carried out in Endocrinology department, the total of 202 patient cases were evaluated by standard core indicator recommended by “World Health Organization”.
Results: The results of current studies showed that 121 (59.9%) male and 81 (40.1%) were female hospitalized in which 35 (17.3%) patients were due to iatrogenic diseases. The most common comiogenic diseases were due irrational use of insulin; 13 patients were due to hypoglycemia and 11 were due lipodystrophy, 5 patients hospitalized with Cushing syndrome due to steroids, 3 hypothyroidism patients were due to Carbimazole and 3 neutropenic patients were due to Piperacillin + Tazobactam.
Conclusion: The improper use of medications leads to iatrogenic/comiogenic illnesses that may be prevented if qualified and competent health care providers are consulted. The extensive intervention and standard guidelines implementation are required in order to improve the health of the patients. The prescription standard indicator was not followed up to the mark to improve overall health status and rational prescribing.