oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Improving medicine compliance : the medicine cupboard
|Article Title||Improving medicine compliance : the medicine cupboard|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Publication Date||Autumn 2015|
The problem of noncompliance with medicines is recognised worldwide, affecting almost half of the patients for whom the medication is prescribed. Internationally, noncompliance accounts for almost 6% of hospital admissions, and is an expensive healthcare burden. More than 40% of patients with disease conditions risk their health by misunderstanding, forgetting or ignoring healthcare advice.
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