Improvement of Intentional and Unintentional Non-adherence in the Elderly
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Retrospective|
|Official Title:||Improvement of Intentional and Unintentional Non-adherence in the Elderly. Importance of Pharmaceutical Care, Generic Substitution, Non-prescription Drugs, Herbal Medicine and Dietary Supplements|
- Medicine adherence [ Time Frame: One year ]
- Number of generic substitution [ Time Frame: One year ]
- Use of non-prescription drugs, herbal medicine and dietary supplements and frequency of interaction between 'prescription drugs' and 'non-prescription drugs, herbal medicine and dietary supplements' [ Time Frame: Actually day ]
- Intentional and unintentional non-adherence association with generic substitution and use of non-prescription drugs, herbal medicine and dietary supplements [ Time Frame: One year ]
|Study Start Date:||February 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Other: Pharmaceutical care
Information about medicine, sideeffect, adherence
Other Name: Pharmaceutical Services
The purpose of this study is to describe in the elderly:
- Association between medicine adherence and number of generic substitution
- Association between medicine adherence and use of non-prescription drugs, herbal medicine and dietary supplements and interaction between 'prescription drugs' and 'non-prescription drugs, herbal medicine and dietary supplements'
- Intentional and unintentional non-adherence
Some of the data in the present study were originally collected as part of a major research project 'Methods for Improving Compliance with Medicine Intake' (MICMI). The study sample of 945 persons was randomly selected into three groups: two intervention groups and one control group. Interventions were pharmaceutical care and an electronic reminder system. All groups were followed for one year.
Data in the present study is from the pharmaceutical care group and the control group, and is descriptive.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01512238
|Study Chair:||Else Marie S Damsgaard, Professor||Aarhus University Hospital|
|Study Chair:||Ishay Barat, Ph.D.||Horsens Hospital|