A community pharmacist-led intervention to improve adherence to lipid-lowering treatment by counselling and an electronic reminder device: results of a randomized controlled trial in The Netherlands.
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: KOOY, Marcel (Utrecht University, Division Pharmacoepidemiology & Clinical Pharmacology, Utrecht, Netherlands)
- Co-author(s): van Wijk, B.L.G. (Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands)
de Boer, A. (Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands)
Heerdink, E.R. (Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands)
Bouvy, M. (Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands)
Background:Adherence to medication is often poor and non-adherence can compromise the effect of the therapy. Aims:The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of counselling and an electronic reminder device (ERD) to improve adherence to statin treatment in non-adherent patients. Methods:We performed a randomized controlled trial. In 27.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.