Management of Infection Diseases and Clinical Outcome in Ped | 43936

International Journal of Pharmacy Teaching & Practices

ISSN - 1986-8111


Management of Infection Diseases and Clinical Outcome in Pediatric Ward

Rita Astuti, Afnita Wulandari, Syed Wasif Gillani, Armenia

Background: Almost 11 million children die before the age of 5 years old. The cause of this problem is varying, such as acute respiratory disease, malaria, diarrhoea, measles, dysentery, pneumonia, and cough.
Objective: The objective of this study is to evaluate the patient drug therapy management and its outcome in the paediatric ward.
Methodology: The research was conducted using longitudinal observative method data was collection from patients’ medical record in pediatric ward of HUSM Malaysia.
Result : From 37 male and 22 female with the mean age of 4,94 ± 4,05 years old, the most common diagnose of patients are RTI (Respiratory Tract Infection) such AEBA (Acute Exacerbation Bronchial Asthma), Croup, CAP (Community Acquired Pneumonia ) and Acute Tonsillitis; meningitis and UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). The most common antibiotic drug treatment in paediatric ward was augmentin. There was significant different in antibiotic therapy among all of patient with different diagnosis of RTI disease (P < 0.05). Most of the patient admitted in paediatric ward Discharge without complication.