How patient friendly language can improve shared decision making and adherence to medicines
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Presentation
- By: SONI, Ashok (Royal Pharmaceutical Society, London, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Ash Soni
Medicines waste in the UK is conservatively estimated to be woth £300M and only 30-50% of medicines are taken as intended. Generally medicines advice and prescribing is conducted in a paternalistic way and this will explain the waste and adherence issues. By working with the patient to create a shared decision about their medicines and explaining.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.