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Abstract

PRESCRIBING PATTERNS AND HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

Dr. STK Sridhar*, Dr. P Archana Rao, Dr. P Deepak, Dr. Rajesh Venkataraman

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The present study was aimed to know the prescribing patterns to identify the benefits of single and combination therapy by using prescription, and also Health Related Quality of Life in patients with Hypertension, by using European Questionnaire-5 Dimension scale. Total number of patients evaluated for the study were 50, among them 25 were females and 25 were males. In prescription, calcium channel blockers (62%) were most commonly prescribed as a single drug therapy compared to other classes of drugs in current, past & discharge medication. Among combinations, Diuretics and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers have been prescribed 47%, followed by Calcium Channel Blockers and Beta blockers (30%), Diuretics and Angiotensin Converting Enzyme inhibitors (13 %), diuretics and Calcium Channel Blockers (8%). Patients having age group of 30-49 showed 100% in morbidity, self-care, usual activities, while 30% in pain/discomfort, anxiety/self-care dimensions during pre-admission period, while post admission showed 100% in all 5Dimensions. Almost all age groups have improved their health in post admission when compared to pre-admission period.

Keywords: Hypertension, Health Related Quality of Life, Prescribing Patterns, European Questionnaire-5 Dimensions.


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