Perceptions of Natural Health Products Among Patients Attending a Memory Clinic

@article{Sharma2006PerceptionsON,
  title={Perceptions of Natural Health Products Among Patients Attending a Memory Clinic},
  author={Papita Sharma and Nathan Herrmann and Paula Rochon and Monica Lee and Ruth Croxford and Lana S. Rothenburg and Sandra E. Black and Krista L. Lanct{\^o}t},
  journal={American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          156-63
        }
}
This study compared patient and caregiver perceptions of natural health products (NHPs) and conventional medications in a memory clinic population. A total of 620 mildly cognitively impaired patients and their caregivers participated in interviews enquiring about their perceptions of NHPs in 4 areas: (1) disclosure of NHP usage information to health care professionals, (2) safety and benefits of NHPs, (3) safety and benefits of conventional medications, and (4) physician knowledge about NHPs… CONTINUE READING

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