Journal of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems

Journal of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
Open Access

ISSN: 2376-0419

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Obala Lesly Neto

Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacy Practice, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Research Article   
    Prevalence and Determinants of Medication Related Problems in Acute Kidney Injury Patients at Tertiary Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kenya
    Author(s): Obala Lesly Neto*, Francis A Ndemo and Peter N. Karimi

    Background: Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common illness especially among critically ill patients. The incidence is 2-3 cases per 1000. Seventy percent of the cases are found in the Sub-Sahara African. The proportion of drug- induced AKI is about 25%. Hence there is a need to identify the medication related problems in AKI patients which will facilitate identification, prevention and improved patient outcomes. Objective: To establish the prevalence and determinants of medication related problems in patients with AKI at Kenyatta National Hospital. Methods: This study was a cross-sectional survey that was conducted among patients with AKI at Kenyatta National Hospital. Consecutive random sampling was used to select 92 participants. Data was collected using researcher administered questionnaire and anal.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2376-0419.21.8.235

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