International Scholarly Research Notices / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Evaluation of Drug Utilization Patterns during Initial Treatment in the Emergency Room: A Retroprospective Pharmacoepidemiological Study

Table 1

Indications, prescribing trends, prescription cost, and duration of emergency stay of patients during the first contact with physician.

Indication 𝑛 %Average no. of drugs/prescriptionAverage cost/prescription (INR)Duration of stay in ER (Hours)

CVS2613.0 5 . 4 ± 1 . 2 8 9 3 ± 1 6 2 3 . 0 ± 1 . 9
Poisoning3417.0 4 . 0 ± 1 . 1 6 0 6 ± 1 6 1 2 . 8 ± 1 . 1
CNS136.5 4 . 5 ± 1 . 0 1 0 9 9 ± 1 3 0 2 . 9 ± 2 . 4
Metabolic189 4 . 0 ± 1 . 2 2 8 0 ± 1 0 8 2 . 4 ± 0 . 9
Traumatic5326.4 3 . 4 ± 1 . 5 2 4 0 ± 1 3 6 3 . 2 ± 1 . 4
Infection3819.0 3 . 8 ± 1 . 0 3 5 6 ± 1 0 9 2 . 5 ± 1 . 9
Renal94.5 4 . 2 ± 0 . 9 3 1 0 ± 1 0 3 . 0 ± 1 . 0
Respiratory94.5 4 . 0 ± 2 . 6 3 1 9 ± 1 8 0 3 . 1 ± 1 . 0

Total200100 4 . 2 ± 1 . 2 7 8 4 ± 1 3 4 2 . 8 ± 1 . 4

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