pharmacoepidemiology

Drug Therapy of Acute Otitis Media in Adult Outpatients: Results of the Multicenter Pharmacoepidemiological Study

Drug treatment of adult outpatients with acute otitis media (AOM) were analyzed. A total of 1489 case histo% ries of patients aged from 16 to 83 (55,6 ± 14,8) were included in the study from 8 Russian cities. The most frequently prescribed groups of …

Treatment of Sepsis in Intensive Care Units – Pharmacoepidemiological Study

This paper presents retrospective analysis of currently existing approaches to the medical treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock in patients from 7hospitals in 6 Russian cities. Two hundreds and eighty eight patients aged 16 to 75 years were …

Therapy of Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis in Ambulatory Practice: the Results of the Pharmacoepidemiological Study

Case histories of outpatients with acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (AECB) were analyzed. Diagnoses were classified according to the ICD-10, antimicrobials – to the ATC classification. Altogether 783 case histories of patients aged from 16 to …

Antimicrobial Drug Use and Changes in Resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae

Translated and reprinted with permission from «Emerging Infectious Diseases» 2000; 6:552-6.

Resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae to antimicrobial drug is increasing. To investigate the relationship between antimicrobial use and …

Antimicrobials Prescription Pattern in Outpatient Adults with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Case histories of outpatients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) who had not required hospitalization were randomly selected in seven regions of Russia for retrospective analysis. Diagnoses were classified according to the ICD-10; antimicrobials …