Improving medication knowledge among older adults with heart failure: a patient-centered approach to instruction design.

@article{Morrow2005ImprovingMK,
  title={Improving medication knowledge among older adults with heart failure: a patient-centered approach to instruction design.},
  author={Daniel G. Morrow and Michael Weiner and James Edward Massey Young and Douglas Steinley and Melissa M Deer and Michael D. Murray},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={
          545-52
        }
}
PURPOSE We investigated whether patient-centered instructions for chronic heart failure medications increase comprehension and memory for medication information in older adults diagnosed with chronic heart failure. DESIGN AND METHODS Patient-centered instructions for familiar and unfamiliar medications were compared with instructions for the same medications from a chain pharmacy (standard pharmacy instructions). Thirty-two adults (age, M = 63.8) read and answered questions about each… CONTINUE READING

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