Compliance with drug therapy by epileptic patients.

  title={Compliance with drug therapy by epileptic patients.},
  author={William E M Pryse-Phillips and Frank Jardine and F Bursey},
  volume={23 3},
Fifty patients with epilepsy were randomly divided into three groups and given, respectively, oral information about the nature, purpose, appearances, functions, and unwanted effects of their medications at an initial interview; the same information supplemented by its presentation in written form for the patient to take home; and the same information by telephone contact only. Compliance with anticonvulsant therapy was assessed by interview and by drug levels. The amount of knowledge retained… CONTINUE READING