Main factors for non-adherence to medical prescriptions among Portuguese patients with chronic and non-chronic illnesses
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: VILLAVERDE CABRAL, Manuel (Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Alcântara Da Silva, Pedro (Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, LISBOA, Portugal)
Patients 'non-adherence to doctors' prescriptions - medicines, complementary means of diagnosis and other recommendations - has several causes and manifestations. Total or partial lack of adherence to medical prescriptions, whatever its causes and extent, has also multiple negative consequences. This poster explores the data gathered by a survey.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.