The use of PILs to enhance the understanding of medicines information in low-literate HIV and AIDS patients
- At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
- Type: Presentation
- By: MANSOOR, Leila (Rhodes University, Faculty of Pharmacy,, Grahamstown, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Dowse (Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa)
An important role of the pharmacist in the management of HIV and AIDS patients is to ensure understanding of and compliance with medicines used to treat opportunistic infections. This role presents a particular challenge when managing low-literate patients, who may be unintentionally non-compliant due to an inability to read and comprehend.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.