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Adherance by colour - not a good idea

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Hayes, K, Adherance by colour - not a good idea, Australian Pharmacist, 31, (6) pp. 488-493. ISSN 0728-4632 (2012) [Professional, Refereed Article]


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Copyright 2012 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

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Abstract

Mr DM is a 50-year-old man who lives alone. His past medical history includes: - hypertension. - motor vehicle accident (MVA) two years ago. - discogenic back and neck pain. - hyperhidrosis. Mr DM had admitted to his community pharmacist that he did not always take his medications as directed, rather taking them when he felt he needed to. He also seemed unclear about the purpose of many of his medicines and joked that he took them according to the colour of the tablet. It was recommended by the staff at the pharmacy on several occasions that he has a home medication review.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Refereed Article
Keywords:hyperhidrosis, medication management
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Field:Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified
Author:Hayes, K (Mr Kevin Hayes)
ID Code:79930
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2012-10-12
Last Modified:2013-03-24
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