Effect of clinical pharmacists' interventions on dementia treatment adherence and caregivers' knowledge.


Balli F. N. , Unsal P., Halil M. G. , Dogu B. B. , Cankurtaran M., Demirkan K.

Geriatrics & gerontology international, vol.21, pp.506-511, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ggi.14170
  • Title of Journal : Geriatrics & gerontology international
  • Page Numbers: pp.506-511
  • Keywords: caregiver, clinical pharmacist, dementia, education, treatment adherence

Abstract

Aim Poor adherence with dementia medications is common among patients and caregivers, owing to the absence of perceived effect, polypharmacy, and adverse effects. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of clinical pharmacists' interventions on the adherence to dementia treatment and the caregivers' knowledge of dementia.