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J Environ Public Health


Self-Medication Practices, Prevalence, and Associated Factors among Syrian Adult Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study.


Abdelwahed RNK, Jassem M, Alyousbashi A
J Environ Public Health. 2022; 2022:9274610.
PMID: 35800339.


Self-medication (SM) means using drugs to treat self-diagnosed diseases or symptoms. Despite its important role in reducing the load on medical services, it may bear many risks. This study aims to determine the prevalence of SM and its determinants among adult inpatients of Damascus Hospital, Syria. Cross-sectional study.