Pharmacists Shown Ways to Boost Patient Compliance
Ukens, Carol, Drug Topics
Pharmacists and other health-care providers looking for practical ways to help their patients stay on track with medications have been served up some new food for thought by a work group on compliance.
A comprehensive set of more than 60 Recommendations for Action to Advance Prescription Medicine Compliance has been released by the National Council on Patient Information & Education to deal with a serious public health problem. The recommendations cover such issues as the need to individualize patient compliance interventions, document and monitor compliance and noncompliance, improve communication skills of health professionals during initial training and through continuing …
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Publication information: Article title: Pharmacists Shown Ways to Boost Patient Compliance. Contributors: Ukens, Carol - Author. Magazine title: Drug Topics. Volume: 139. Issue: 19 Publication date: October 9, 1995. Page number: 22+. © Advanstar Communications, Inc. Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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