Kristie Patton

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Baby boomers are crossing the traditional “aging” threshold. More than 10,000 baby boomers now turn 65 each day. In turn, there is an increasing prevalence of chronic conditions, and more importantly, older adults are ever more likely to be living with multiple chronic conditions. It is important to recognize that, despite advances in medical care,(More)
Studies of patient compliance with medical advice consistently demonstrate a high level of noncompliance. Not following recommendations can have serious negative consequences in the management of disease. This study was an assessment of the effect on compliance of a longitudinal, individualized educational program for patients with hypertension in a managed(More)
AIMS To report a case of a road traffic accident in a lady driving home from a diabetes clinic after pupillary dilatation. We also present the findings of a questionnaire survey of health professionals to elicit their practice in dealing with such patients. METHODS We present the case report of a lady having a road traffic accident on her way back from a(More)
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