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Adherence to antiparkinsonian medication: An in-depth qualitative study

Drey, Nick, Mckeown, Eamonn, Kelly, Daniel M. and Gould, Dinah 2012. Adherence to antiparkinsonian medication: An in-depth qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 7 , pp. 863-871. 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.01.012

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Abstract

Each respondent demonstrated at least one type and in most cases several different types of non-adherent behaviour. Inadvertent minor non-adherence occurred because patients forgot to take tablets or muddled doses. Minor deliberate deviations occurred when patients took occasional extra tablets or brought forward doses to achieve better symptom control, often to cater for situations that were anticipated as especially demanding. Deliberate major non-adherence was very common and always related to over-use of medication. The experiences of parkinsonism were particular to the individual. The specific circumstances that prompted an episode of non-adherence varied between patients. Nevertheless there was evidence of negotiation between respondents and the Parkinson's disease nurse specialist; medication regimes were altered in conjunction with the patient during formal consultations and by telephone.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0020-7489
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2017 20:05
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/31359

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