Can drug compliance in the elderly be improved?

  title={Can drug compliance in the elderly be improved?},
  author={I Wandless and J. W. Davie},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={1 6057},
Three instruction schemes for self-medication in older patients were designed and compared to see whether they improved drug compliance. Forty-six patients in two rehabilitation units were divided into three different groups. Each group was instructed verbally on the nature and amount of their medication. One group was also given a tear-off calendar and a second group a tablet identification card as a memory aid. Patients were then responsible for taking their own medicine for 14 days. Those… CONTINUE READING

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