The impact of pharmacists' intervention to improve medication adherence - a systematic review
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Presentation
- By: FERNANDEZ-LLIMOS, Fernando (University of Lisbon, Department of Social Pharmacy, Lisboa, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Saez-Benito, Loreto (San Jorge University, Zaragoza, Spain)
'Access to medicines' must be understood, not only as the acquisition of the medication, but also as its actual use by the patient. Medication adherence has widely proved to be a prerequisite to achieve the desired clinical outcomes of pharmacotherapy. However, the prevalence of non-adherence is very high especially among chronic patients. As many.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.