Dealing with special patients
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ROBINSON, Christie (University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States of America)
- Co-author(s): Brock, Tina (University of California San Francisco, San Francisc, United States of America)
Toledano, Cairo (University of Morelos, Cuernavaca, Mexico)
Sumpichova, Veronika (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
As pharmacists, we strive to educate patients about their conditions and medications in order to motivate strong self care behaviors. One of the self care behaviors we are particularly interested in is adherence, which is defined by the World Health Organization as "the extent to which a person's behavior (taking medications, following a diet,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.