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Table 1 Characteristics of selected hospitals

From: Causality and preventability assessment of adverse drug events of antibiotics among inpatients having different lengths of hospital stay: a multicenter, cross-sectional study in Lahore, Pakistan

Sr. no. Characteristics Mayo hospital Jinnah hospital General hospital Services hospital
1 Number of beds 2400 1500 1300 1196
2 Inpatients visit last year 343, 114 217, 245 134, 491 125, 868
3 Prescribers/Medical officers 550 348 300 274
4 Nurses 500 313 271 249
5 Pharmacists/Dispensers 30 19 16 14
8 a Other paramedical staff 671 445 382 304
10 Existence of pharmacovigilance center in hospital No No No No
11 Maintenance of ADR registers No No No No
  1. aOther Paramedical staff includes; medical technicians, ward boys, and sweepers