1Post Graduate Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, India
2Department of Hospital Administration, SKIMS, India
*Corresponding author: Mohammad Sarwar Mir, Senior Resident, Department of Hospital Administration, SKIMS, Srinagar, India, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission: June 01, 2018; Published: June 25, 2018
ISSN: 2576-8816Volume5 Issue5
Self-medication involves individuals or their carers administering a medical drug of their own choice for symptomatic relief and in the hope of a “cure”, without seeking professional medical advice. The aim of this descriptive cross-sectional study conducted at was to identify the occurrence of selfmedication for the topical treatment of skin diseases in community. We observed 50 cases of self-medication (from a total of 500 subjects).
Keywords: Self medication; Skin diseases; Cross sectional survey