Help needed in medication self-management for people with visual impairment: case-control study

Source: British Journal of General Practice
Area: Evidence > Medicines Management > References
Background: Visual impairment (VI) is rising in prevalence and contributing to increasing morbidity, particularly among older people.  Understanding patients' problems is fundamental to achieving optimal health outcomes but little is known about how VI impacts on self-management of medication. Aim: To compare issues relating to medication self-management between older people with and without VI. Design and Setting: Case-control study with participants aged 65 years or older, prescribed at least two long-term oral medications daily, living within the (Read more...)

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