Charlotte Ingrid Salter

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As they mature and become sexually active, more young people face serious health risks. Most face these risks with too little factual information, too little guidance about sexual responsibility, and too little access to health care. Meeting young adults' diverse needs challenges parents, communities, health care providers, and educators. Despite urgent(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the advice giving role of pharmacists during consultation for medication review with patients aged 80 or more. DESIGN Discourse analysis. SETTING Participants' homes. PARTICIPANTS Subsample of consultations within a large randomised trial of home medication review among patients aged 80 or more who had been admitted to hospital.(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the relationship between health literacy and adherence to cardiovascular/diabetes medication. DATA SOURCES We searched EMBASE (1974-February 2012) and MEDLINE (1948-February 2012). Search terms included health literacy, numeracy, health education and related terms, health literacy measurement tools, and medication adherence. STUDY(More)
This paper determines the perceptions of people diagnosed with osteoarthritis towards their conservative management strategies. A systematic review of the published (AMED, CINAHL, EMBASE, PsychINFO, SportsDisc, MEDLINE, Cochrane Clinical Trials Registry, PubMed) and unpublished/trial registry databases (WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform,(More)
This article explores the illness experience associated with being diagnosed at risk of a long term chronic condition and discusses the implications of an emergent form of predictive medicine. We report on findings from a study involving 30 older women between the ages of 73-85 years of age recently screened for osteoporosis and informed that they are at a(More)
BACKGROUND Low health literacy is a common problem among older adults. It is often suggested to be associated with poor adherence. This suggested association implies a need for effective adherence interventions in low health literate people. However, previous reviews show mixed results on the association between low health literacy and poor adherence. A(More)
In this article we describe the use of a data-sharing focus group for triangulation with face-to-face interviews. In contrast to member-checking triangulation, this focus group was undertaken to provide a different interactional context to analyze moral discourses in talk about asthma medicine taking. Using principles of discursive psychology to analyze(More)
Adherence research has been dominated by attitudinal approaches that isolate individual statements made in interviews and then assign a fixed attitude to the individual who made that statement. Despite much sociological research having raised questions about the notion of fixed attitudes, little research has theorised the process by which individual(More)
The governments of China, India, and the United Kingdom are unanimous in their belief that bioinformatics should supply the link between basic life sciences research and its translation into health benefits for the population and the economy. Yet at the same time, as ambitious states vying for position in the future global bioeconomy they differ(More)
BACKGROUND There is significant morbidity and mortality caused by the complications of osteoporosis, for which ageing is the greatest epidemiological risk factor. Preventive medications to delay osteoporosis are available, but little is known about motivators to adhere to these in the context of a symptomless condition with evidence based on screening(More)