An intervention study to enhance medication compliance in community-dwelling elderly individuals.

@article{Fulmer1999AnIS,
  title={An intervention study to enhance medication compliance in community-dwelling elderly individuals.},
  author={Terry Fulmer and Penny H. Feldman and Tae Sun Kim and Barbara Carty and M Claire Beers and Miguel Molina and Michelle Putnam},
  journal={Journal of gerontological nursing},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={6-14}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether daily videotelephone or regular telephone reminders would increase the proportion of prescribed cardiac medications taken in a sample of elderly individuals who have congestive heart failure (CHF). METHODS The authors recruited community-dwelling individuals age 65 and older who had the primary or secondary diagnosis of CHF into a randomized controlled trial of reminder calls designed to enhance medication compliance. There were three arms: a control group that… CONTINUE READING

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