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Self treatment of fever by antibiotic in febrile patients
Zahra Soleimani , Mansoureh Momen-Heravi, Kamal Esalatmanesh
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Background: Self treatment is correcting every change in health by him/her. Regarding to willfully antibiotic consumption this qualitative study was done to investigate the self treatment experience by antibiotic in Kashan city.

Materials and Method: In this qualitative study, febrile patients were interviewed in infectious diseases clinics of Kashan and data were analyzed.

Results: Twenty-five patients were interviewed. 76 cases were classified in to six categories including facilitating and inhibitor factors, factors related to disease and factors related to attending physicians.

Conclusion: We suggest patient education, increase facilitation of treatment and inexpensive medical costs to decrease complication of self treatment. [ZJRMS, 2011 13(8): 40-43]


Keywords: Keywords: Febrile patient, self treatment, antibiotic
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Infectious Disease
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Soleimani Z, Momen-Heravi M, Esalatmanesh K. Self treatment of fever by antibiotic in febrile patients. ZJRMS. 2012; 13 (8) :40-43
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