Can chronic disease patient management be readily shared between pharmacists and general practitioners?
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Poster
- By: MORRISSEY, Hana (Charles Darwin University, Pharmacy, Darwin, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Ball, Patrick (Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia)
Pilotto, Louis (Murrumbidgee Medicare Local Ltd, Wagga wagga, Australia)
Jackson, David (Jacwhat pharmacy consultancy, Sydney, Australia)
Introduction: Most Australians spend their last 30 years taking at least one medication and their last 10 years taking multiple medications. The burden of chronic disease is increasing affecting people's quality-of-life and increasing health system expenditures. Medication adherence is reported to be less than 33%. Patients with a chronic disease.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.