KNOWLEDGE TOWARDS DIGITAL LIBRARY AND INNOVATION IN PHARMACY PRACTICEAbstract
Pharmacy profession has responsibility for ensuring the safe, effective and rational use of medicines. Effective pharmacy practice requires an understanding of the social context which is practiced, innovative and informative. The aim of the study was to find out the Knowledge towards digital library and innovation in pharmacy practice by Questionnaire based Prospective study on pharmacy-medical professionals. The participant subjects to enrolled in study and asks self prepared 30 questions. The information’s were obtained on special form and data was analyzed by SPSS software. The result were found that 66.6% of participants were agrees that digital library makes treatment better where as 33.34% were not able to say about digital library role in better treatment outcomes. 53.33% thought that through 40 % slightly agreed. 56.66% study population positive to say the importance of electronic application of digital library minimize adverse drug reaction, 6.66% were not thought so and contents is increasing day by day in health care profession, 43.33% had negative thinking on the same. 73.33% said and agree to say that this digital library were great innovation of digital library and 66.66% agree to say this digital library is one of the best media for drug information. Our conclusion that more awareness required for application of digital library and in better innovation of pharmacy practice so, society will take more benefit in health care managements, minimizing adverse drug reaction, choose the better choice of drug and in minimizing cost of treatment.
Abdulmohsen H. Alrohaimi, Md. Salahuddin Ansari *, Zafer Saad Al Shehri and Md. Sarfaraz Alam
Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy Aldawadmi, Shaqra University, Saudi Arabia.
02 August, 2016
27 October, 2016
09 November, 2016
01 March, 2017