Patient-reported barriers to glaucoma medication access, use, and adherence in southern India

@inproceedings{Sleath2009PatientreportedBT,
  title={Patient-reported barriers to glaucoma medication access, use, and adherence in southern India},
  author={Betsy L Sleath and Ramaswami Krishnadas and Minhee Cho and Alan L. Robin and Rakhi N Mehta and David W Covert and Gail Tudor},
  booktitle={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2009}
}
The objectives of the study were to (a) describe the different types of problems that patients in southern India reported having when taking their glaucoma medications and (b) examine the relationship between patient reported-problems in taking their glaucoma medications and the self-reported patient adherence. A survey was conducted by clinical staff on 243 glaucoma patients who were on at least one glaucoma medication in an eye clinic in southern India. We found that 42% of patients reported… CONTINUE READING

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