Drug compliance not so bad, knowledge not so good--the elderly after hospital discharge.

Abstract

Thirty-five consecutive discharges from three admission wards were seen in hospital shortly before discharge and followed up 3-12 days after returning home. Various aspects of after-care were assessed, particularly in relation to drug compliance and understanding of treatment. Of the 30 on regular medication, 92% of those visited at home achieved over 95… (More)

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