Psychiatric inpatients' knowledge of medication at hospital discharge.

  title={Psychiatric inpatients' knowledge of medication at hospital discharge.},
  author={Cathryn M. Clary and A. Steven Dever and Edward Schweizer},
  journal={Hospital & community psychiatry},
  volume={43 2},
Results of a survey of 253 psychiatric inpatients on the day of discharge from a short-stay hospitalization indicated that more than half did not know the name and dosage of the psychiatric medications prescribed for them and why they were taking them, even though they had received both group and individual medication instruction during hospitalization. Sixty-eight percent of the patients knew the names of all their psychiatric medications, but only 53 percent knew when to take them. Sixty… CONTINUE READING
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