Assessing patient compliance towards monitoring needs and prescribed treatment

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: GRECH, Louise (University of Malta, Pharmacy, Attard, Malta)
  • Co-author(s): Jonathan Vella: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Louise Grech: Pharmacy, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta;Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Kathlene Cassar: Pharmacy, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
    Marilyn Rogers: Medicine, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
    Dustin Balzan: Pharmacy, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta;Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Paul John Cassar: Medicine, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
    Anthony Serracino Inglott: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Lilian M. Azzopardi: Pharmacy, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Routine patient monitoring and compliance are  essential to ensure safety and efficacy in patients receiving methotrexate for the management of rheumatic disorders.          

    Purpose

    To assess compliance towards monitoring needs and compliance to prescribed treatment of rheumatology patients who are on methotrexate.

    Methods

    A questionnaire,

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