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Community pharmacist: Key to improving medication adherence
 

Community pharmacist: Key to improving medication adherence

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Pharmacists are specially educated to identify and solve medication adherence issues. In addition to dispensing, medication review forms another significant part of a community pharmacist’s routine as studies strongly supported that repeated monitoring and counselling had tremendous positive impact on patient's adherence towards their medication.
 
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11 Sep 2017 - General
 
This is absolutely the tight way to go about improving adherence to therapy - a trusted health care professional exploring the issue unique to each patient and providing assistance - whether this be information; education; counselling - and establishing that therapeutic alliance which is often neglected at the point of prescription.

This is I stark contrast to 'policing' the patient with the likes of electronic monitoring of pill dispensers or inhalers or urine testing for metab...
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