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
  • Abstract:

    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

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