Problems with oral formulations prescribed to children: a focus group study of healthcare professionals

@article{Venables2015ProblemsWO,
  title={Problems with oral formulations prescribed to children: a focus group study of healthcare professionals},
  author={Rebecca Venables and Heather Stirling and Hannah Batchelor and John Marriott},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
  year={2015},
  volume={37},
  pages={1057-1067}
}
Background There is evidence to suggest that adherence with prescribed medication is lower amongst adolescents and children than in adults. Medication adherence rates between 11 and 93 % in paediatric patients have been reported. More research needs to be carried out in order to understand why medicines adherence is low and how adherence can be improved in children with long-term conditions. Personal communication with paediatricians in secondary care has highlighted that problems are most… CONTINUE READING