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A Critical Analysis and Evidence-Based Study on The Impact of Sensory Health Screenings and Its Risk Factors In the Prediction and Prevention of Organ Damages

M. Manasa Rekha



Sensory organs operate the senses of vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste. In order to assess the type, severity, and locations of aberrant feeling, sensory examination is utilised. If the patient complains of diminished sensation, a sensory system exam is required. The main aim is to find out the sensory changes/impairments and its risk factors predictions in prevention of organ damages and to study the role of clinical pharmacist/Doctor of pharmacy in sensory screening of such people  in primary health care centers, Bengalure. The present study attempted in screening the sensory organs of each patients visiting primary health care (PHC) center and also suspected individuals in the community and later refering them to physician (or) tertiary health care(THC) if clinical  pharmacist identify any sensory impairments in that individual/patient. The data is collected through “patient interview”,”physical examination of patients” in primary health care center. The details collected in data collection form includes patients demographics, sensory related problems, progressive chart details, patient past and present medication history. Each sensory organ impairment gives clue about acute/chronic disease (or) organ damages. Diseases identified by examining senses are Kidney diseases, Cardiovascular diseases, Hepatic diseases, Hemopoietic diseases, Nervous system diseases etc. The role of clinical pharmacist in this present study is to protect community/public health. The person who would have direct access to the public and whose services are in high demand by the general public and patients is a pharmacist. So by this study we can prevent many serous/chronic diseases in the community.

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