MOH represented by the Department of the Rational Use of Medicine today (Thursday) organized a workshop "The Ideal method of Drugs Prescription " with the participation of a group of nursing staff from health institutions from various governorates of the Sultanate, in the Continuing Education Department in Alwatiya.
The workshop program included discussing the mis-use of the drug and the results of the study carried out by the department to assess the prescriptions issued by the health personnel. Also, presenting a number of scientific lectures for the best descriptions of the drug and the secondary effects of the drug. Paying attention very well to the possibility of interactions of drugs with each other, which is directly proportional with the increase in the number of drugs in the prescription one. with the need to emphasize the selection of the appropriate dose for each patient depending on his health, and the need to identify the target when selecting and dispensing treatment according to the patient's needs which will inevitably lead to a positive impact on patient health and reducing wastage of financial resources available for drugs.
It included also the establishment of the activities of the process of how to calculate the dose according to the patient's age and state of health, and how to treat some minor cases that come to the primary health care centers. It is worth mentioning that the department has issued "Omani medicines brochure ". It is for the category of nursing Health Centers that allowed describing drugs during the period of unavailability of doctors. In addition, many scientific information including the the positive and negative sides of the drugs were discussed , the specific dose and the method of using medication.