Challenges to optimal medicines use in people living with dementia and their caregivers: A literature review.

@article{Alsaeed2016ChallengesTO,
  title={Challenges to optimal medicines use in people living with dementia and their caregivers: A literature review.},
  author={D Alsaeed and Elizabeth Jamieson and Mine Orlu Gul and Felicity J Smith},
  journal={International journal of pharmaceutics},
  year={2016},
  volume={512 2},
  pages={396-404}
}
Dementia is fast becoming a global concern due to a demographic shift towards an older population. Many studies have shown that caring for a family member or friend has a profound and negative impact on the physical, emotional and psychosocial aspects of the caregivers' life. One significant activity that a family caregiver undertakes is assistance with the management of medicines. This review was undertaken to ascertain what the issues are that affect optimal medicines use from the… CONTINUE READING
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