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An Appraisal on the Knowledge Status of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)– Role and Impact of Clinical Pharmacist to Create Awareness in their Lifestyle by Sophisticated Patient Counselling Techniques - A Community Based Study

Author: SUSHMA MUCHUKOTA, KARISHMA PARVEEN, RASHI L, POOJA, ALKAYUM AHAMAD
Abstract: Background: Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is reproductive and metabolic disorders common among women of 20 – 30 years age group. Usually woman suffers from PCOS symptoms are menstrual dysfunction and excess androgen, which affects their quality of life. The risk factors comprise obesity, insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, infertility, cancer and psychological disorders..This will explain the role and impact of clinical pharmacist and counselling points for PCOS. It will also give a frequent overview about morbidities related with its more typical form. This will stress on the various aspects of treatment and screening recommendations currently used in the management of this condition. Aim and Objectives: To assess the current knowledge status of women about polycystic ovarian disease (PCOS) role and impact of clinical pharmacist to create awareness in their lifestyle by sophisticated patient counselling techniques-a community based study. Materials and Methods: The study was performed among women with PCOD and age group included is 15 -55 years. It is a Community Based study, a total of 218 were considered into present study. Results: This study shows that women of age group between 21 to 25 years (27.52%) are most likely to have PCOS, Women with Obese (45%) condition likely to have PCOS, In most of the PCOS women menstrual irregularity (70.08%) is seen and this study also claims that most of PCOS women have poor knowledge (47.24%) on PCOS. Conclusion: Educating the subjects on PCOS helps them to gain knowledge about the quality of life and get relieve from stress, adversely affecting physiological, social wellbeing and sexuality. The present study showed KAP scores before providing awareness regarding the condition.
Keyword: PCOD (Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease), KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and practice, Clinical Pharmacist.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.31838/ijpr/2020.12.02.0083
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