Author(s): R. Sivasakthi, J. Subadradevi, Saranya Shanmuga Priya, Raja

Email(s): sivasakthimpharm@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2321-5836.2022.00012   

Address: R. Sivasakthi1*, J. Subadradevi1, Saranya Shanmuga Priya1, Raja2
1Department of Pharmacy Practice, RVS College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sulur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – 641402.
2General Medicine, KG Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – 641 018.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: The prevalence of anaemia is high in developing countries due to poor economic, malnutrition, heredity diseases and pregnancy and reduced health care utilization. Increased Iron requirement and mal absorption of Iron also cause the Anaemia in chronic blood loss during menstrual periods. Methodology: A randomised, cross sectional study was conducted for 6 months Based on inclusion and exclusion criteria.120 anaemic patients were screened for biochemical tests. Results: Out of 120 patients, 32% were male and 68% were female. Majority of patients fall under the age group of 17 to 30 years. The educational status indicates, 40% were high school and 35% were illiterate. Majority of the patients were ideal body weight in 38% and 34% were under over weight. The severity was analysed based on Hb value and found that, 8% patient were severe, 8% were moderate and 88% were in mild anaemia. The mean Hb value was found that 10.82 mg/dl. Only 40% of patients are taking the daily breakfast regularly and 42% of female patients not consuming red meat, fish and chicken. Serum ferritin value is only 5.8 ng/ml, MCV found that 72.30 fL and Hb is 10.82 g/dl. Conclusion: The health education on healthy diet and creating awareness on risk factors of anaemia helps to avaoid the severity and complications of anaemia. The effective Pharmaceutical care services on anaemic patients are essential to prevent the morbidity and mortality rate.


Cite this article:
R. Sivasakthi, J. Subadradevi, Saranya Shanmuga Priya, Raja. A Study on Prevalence and Risk Factors of Anaemia among patients at Tertiary Care Hospital. Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.2022;14(2):72-4. doi: 10.52711/2321-5836.2022.00012

Cite(Electronic):
R. Sivasakthi, J. Subadradevi, Saranya Shanmuga Priya, Raja. A Study on Prevalence and Risk Factors of Anaemia among patients at Tertiary Care Hospital. Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.2022;14(2):72-4. doi: 10.52711/2321-5836.2022.00012   Available on: https://rjppd.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-14-2-3


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