The Beliefs about Medicines Questionnaire utility as a tool in medication review.
- At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: CARAMONA, Margarida (Faculty of Pharmacy, Coimbra University, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Care, Coimbra, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Madanelo, A. (Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Care, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Castel-Branco, M.M. (1Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Care, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbr, Coimbra, Portugal)
Figueiredo, I.V. (Center for Pharmaceutical Studies, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Fernandez-Llimós, F. (Department of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
Background:Identification of potentially non-adherent patients is a milestone in the way to the rational use of drugs. Detecting beliefs that influence intentional non-adherence behaviours may improve pharmacists[simplequote] counselling. The aim of this study was to assess the Beliefs about Medicines Questionnaire (BMQ) as a proxy for necessity.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.