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Practice of Toxicovigilance, Hemovigilance and Diagnostic Vigilance

1. What is Toxicovigilance? Elaborate with an example/case study.

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I am professor, intrested in developing the community pharmacy services in India, We have an association called ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY PHARMACISITS OF iNDIA. CHECK AT www.acpi.in for further detials

CASE REPORT ON CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS

CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS ASSOCIATED WITH LYMPHADENOPATHY

IN A HIV INFECTED PERSON - A CASE REPORT

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Introduction: The incidence of cryptococcal infection is high in developing countries such as India. It is one of the AIDS defining illnesses. The outcome of the disease can be severe unless the disease is diagnosed early in the course of illness.

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Author: Abdul Salam
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Patient adherence

Measuring patient adherence/compliance to therapy has important value in clinical practice as well as research. In practice lack of adherence decreases clinical outcomes and in research it causes bias in findings.

International society of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research defines patient adherence as "the consistency and accuracy with which a patient follows a recommended medical regimen, usually referring to a pharmacotherapeutic regimen.

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Author: Dixon Thomas

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