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Vol. 8, Issue 12 (2019)

A study to review drug inventory and pharmacy management with reference to I.V. & injectables at a tertiary municipal care hospital with 1800 bedded hospital

Author(s):
R Khembhavi, Khusbhoo Bhojwani, Divya Bhojwani and Smruti Besekar
Abstract:
Pharmacy plays the key role in curing the disease .Availability of essential medicines have been found to have limited access .A retrospective cohort study was conducted in tertiary care, municipal hospital, Mumbai, had analyzed control measures using ABC,VED and FSN analysis taking into account of the controlled drug list. The study was conducted to look for the drug procurement and tendering system in context with injectables including I.V. in order to manage inventories. A comprehensive inventory facilitates not only controlling the cost, but also ensure timely availability leads to a patients’ delight. Annual drug sale data of a pharmacy was analyzed to identify the categories of drug needing strict management control, three important methods regarding inventory management practices were studied. The study was expected to provide practical insight for quality pharmacy management to strengthen the system for delivering quality medical care to the patients.
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How to cite this article:
R Khembhavi, Khusbhoo Bhojwani, Divya Bhojwani, Smruti Besekar. A study to review drug inventory and pharmacy management with reference to I.V. & injectables at a tertiary municipal care hospital with 1800 bedded hospital. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(12):342-350.

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