Testing a novel pictorial medication sheet to improve adherence in veterans with heart failure and cognitive impairment.

@article{Hawkins2014TestingAN,
  title={Testing a novel pictorial medication sheet to improve adherence in veterans with heart failure and cognitive impairment.},
  author={Lee Ann Hawkins and Christopher J Firek},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={2014},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={486-93}
}
OBJECTIVES (a) To evaluate efficacy of a pictorial medication sheet to improve adherence in veterans with heart failure (HF) and cognitive impairment (CI); (b) to describe acceptance of the intervention. BACKGROUND CI is prevalent in HF and is associated with worsened medication adherence. The Veteran's Administration has developed a medication image library; however, use of images to improve adherence has not been tested. METHODS Thirty-six veterans with HF and CI were enrolled and… CONTINUE READING
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