A Survey to Assess Clinical Pharmacy Services in Makkah County Hospitals, Saudi Arabia

Authors

  • Yosra Al-hindi
  • Sahar El-ashmony

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.16003

Keywords:

Clinical pharmacist, Makkah, County hospitals, Services.

Abstract

Background:The services of clinical pharmacy is not included for science purposes only;it includes wide
variety of public care and patient engagements. Makkah is a holy city in a developing country which indeed
can improve their clinical pharmacy services perspectives.
Objectives:Our main objectives were appraising therule of clinical pharmacy services in Makkah.
Materials: This was done bysurvey questionsfor clinical pharmacists in Makkah county hospitals.
Results: Our data showed that most coverage of clinical pharmacy services on both the scale ofdepartment
is 17.14 percent and the scale of patients is 13.2 percent, that means the service does not cover the exact
rule of clinical pharmacists. About 57.7 percent of the county hospitals, the pharmacists did not meet the
requirement, and the numberwas smaller than in other hospitals.
Conclusion:Our data showed that there is a very small percentage of the services of clinical pharmacy as
well as the software, hardware.Moreover, there was a huge gap in the teaching methods.

Author Biographies

Yosra Al-hindi

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia,

Sahar El-ashmony

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, Faculty of Medicine,
Medical Pharmacology Department, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Yosra Al-hindi, & Sahar El-ashmony. (2021). A Survey to Assess Clinical Pharmacy Services in Makkah County Hospitals, Saudi Arabia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 4523-4530. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.16003