Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 12

Sociodemographic and Parasitological Factors Determining Learning Capacity and Nutritional Status in Rural Schoolchildren: Data Mining for Decision Making

Ahmed M Sabyani1*, Adil A Taha2, Hani Al Suwayeh2, Khaulah AAl Swaied2, Abdulaziz MAl Amri2, Abdullah M Alanazi2, Ahmed A Bawazeer2, Nouf N Albalawi2, Bader AAl Nasser2 and Hamza FAl Samanhoudi2

1Department of Pharmaceutical Care Services, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Ahmed M Sabyani, Department of Pharmaceutical Care Services, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Received: October 25, 2022; Published: November 07, 2022


Vancomycin is a potent tricyclic glycopeptide antibiotic, used to treat bacterial infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria. It is renally excreted. Therefore, monitoring trough levels is highly important to ensure safety and efficacy. Vancomycin has good stability after preparation, which lasts for weeks, depending on temperature. Hence, pharmacy, in KAMC-MNGHA, used to provide each patient with all doses to cover 24 hours. Unfortunately, because doses and/or frequency are usually increased/decreased for the patients based on their renal function and drug levels, many doses are not given and wasted. That practice has been changed to prepare each dose of vancomycin 2 - 3 hours before time of administration. As a result, number of wasted doses has decreased significantly. Consequently, hospital resources are saved and shortage of essential materials is prevented.

Keywords: Wastage; Intravenous; Vancomycin; Staphylococcus aureus


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Citation: Ahmed M Sabyani., et al. “Saving Recourses and Controlling Wastage: 24-Hour Supply vs. Late Mix of Intravenous Vancomycin".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 6.12 (2022): 23-25.


Copyright: © 2022 Ahmed M Sabyani., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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