• ISSN : 2231 - 0541
  • Online : 0976 - 090(print)
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A CLINICAL STUDY ON THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT AND IMPACT OF PATIENT COUNSELING ON TUBERCULOSIS

A CLINICAL STUDY ON THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT AND IMPACT OF PATIENT COUNSELING ON TUBERCULOSIS

A observational descriptive study was conducted in Sri Venkateswara Ramanarain Ruia Government General Hospital, Tirupathi. For six months to assess the impact of pharmacist provided therapeutic management, patient education on knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) and patient counseling in tuberculosis patients. 201 patients were taken for the study in pre-intervention and post intervention. Patient knowledge, attitude and practice questionnaire was translated in Telugu. The patients received pharmacist provides patient education regarding drug therapy and life style modifications through the patient information leaflets (PIL) in English and telugu. A significant was observed with the help of knowledge, attitude and practice questionnaire towards the disease. KAP was observed in pairedÔÇ×t? test significant was difference (P<0.001).