Physicians, pharmacists and patients' compliance with chronic treatment in Bulgaria.

@article{Petkova2006PhysiciansPA,
  title={Physicians, pharmacists and patients' compliance with chronic treatment in Bulgaria.},
  author={Valentina B. Petkova},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={607-12}
}
PURPOSE To study the patient-physician and patient-pharmacist interrelation in order to reveal the systematic factors that influence patients' compliance. METHODS Standard individual questionnaires were developed and used to assess compliance and non-compliance among different categories of patients suffering from chronic diseases. RESULTS There is a relatively good communication between the patients and the health-care givers but in order to improve compliance (adherence) further, this… CONTINUE READING