PETM-65: USE OF THE NATURAL AND TRADITIONAL MEDICINE IN STOMATOLOGY SERVICES OF THE PLAYA MUNICIPALITY DURING 2014

J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(suppl. 1): S157, 2015

Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Pharmacology of Natural Products FAPRONATURA 2015  September 21st-25th, 2015; Cuban Society of Pharmacology. Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba.

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PETM-65: USE OF THE NATURAL AND TRADITIONAL MEDICINE IN STOMATOLOGY SERVICES OF THE PLAYA MUNICIPALITY DURING 2014

Estupiñán M1, Lara C2, Delfín M1.

1Municipality Health Direction, Playa, Havana, Cuba. Telephone: 7-202-26-10. E-mail: maria.estupinan@infomed.sld.cu
2Ministry of Cuban Public Health.

 

Introduction and Objective: According to the Cuban economics policy of paying the main attention to the Natural and Traditional Medicine (NTM), in all the institutions and services de health system the professionals work for the integration of this discipline in every protocol. The purpuse of this study was identifying the use of the different modalities of NMT in stomatology services of Playa municipality and the behavior in 2014. Methods: It is a descriptive and longitudinal study that includes all the patients who had received some of the modalities of NMT as dentistry treatment. In the study was quantified number of patient according to modality and data was analyzed every month during 2014. Results: NTM was applied 138 679 patients, 13% of them in urgency services. The most frequently prescribedor used modality was phytotherapy with 109 010 patients (78%). During 2014 the prescription of phytomedicines had similar behaviour. Apitherapy was the second modality in frequency of use but only with 15%, followed by the ozone therapy (4091 patients for 3%). Others as the homeopathy and the acupuncture show an increment sustained in their use during the year. Conclusions: The use of NTM is increased in stomatology services of Playa municipality. Although phytotherapy and apitherapy are the most prescribed modalities, there are others used in benefit of the population’s oral health.

 

Citation Format: Estupiñán M, Lara C, Delfín M (2015) Use of the natural and traditional medicine in stomatology services of the Playa municipality during 2014. [Abstract]. In: Proceedings of the FAPRONATURA 2015; 2015 Sep 21-25; Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus: CSF. J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(Suppl. 1): S157. Abstract nr PETM-65.