Adherence to ocular hypotensive therapy: patient health education needs and views on group education

  title={Adherence to ocular hypotensive therapy: patient health education needs and views on group education},
  author={H Waterman and Lisa Brunton and Cecilia H Fenerty and Jane Mottershead and Cliff Richardson and Fiona Spencer},
  booktitle={Patient preference and adherence},
BACKGROUND In this study the authors sought both to understand the health education needs of patients with glaucoma, with particular regard to adherence to glaucoma treatment, and to examine these patients' views of group education. METHODS Using a health promotion approach to health education, 27 qualitative interviews with new and established patients receiving glaucoma treatment were conducted. Health promotion is defined as a way of strengthening people's capacities to control and… CONTINUE READING
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