Periodic telephone counseling for polypharmacy improved compliance and reduced mortality
- Make your message stick. Tanzi, Maria G. // Pharmacy Today;Nov2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p26
The article reviews the purpose, process, and payoff of acknowledging and emphasizing key information presented during a medical counseling session. The goal of helping patients understand key issues is to lessen medication misadventures and enhance adherence. Accordingly, acknowledging key...
- Randomized Trial of Telephone Outreach to Improve Medication Adherence and Metabolic Control in Adults With Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2014;37:3317-3324. Blackberry, Irene D.; Furler, John S.; Best, James D.; Young, Doris // Diabetes Care;Mar2015, Vol. 38 Issue 3, pe45
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Randomized Trial of Telephone Outreach to Improve Medication Adherence and Metabolic Control in Adults With Diabetes," by P. J. Connor et al, in a previous issue.
- Randomized Trial of Telephone Outreach to Improve Medication Adherence and Metabolic Control in Adults With Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2014;37:3317-3324. O'Connor, Patrick J.; Schmittdiel, Julie A.; Pathak, Ram D.; Harris, Ronald I.; Newton, Katherine M. // Diabetes Care;Mar2015, Vol. 38 Issue 3, pe46
A response by Patrick J. O'Connor and colleagues to a letter to the editor about their article "Randomized Trial of Telephone Outreach to Improve Medication Adherence and Metabolic Control in Adults With Diabetes," published in a previous issue, is presented.
- Periodic telephone counselling for polypharmacy improved compliance and reduced mortality. Wu, J. Y.; Leung, W. Y.; Chang, S. // Evidence Based Medicine;Feb2007, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p22
The article examines the effects of periodic telephone counseling given by a pharmacist on compliance and mortality rate of patients receiving polypharmacy in Hong Kong, China. A randomized controlled trial was conducted on patient with more than 5 drugs on 2 consecutive clinic visits, wherein...
- Michigan pilots compliance study. // Drug Topics;2/19/96, Vol. 140 Issue 4, p7
Focuses on the Michigan Pharmacists Association's launching of a year-long pilot study of the impact of registered pharmacists' counseling on how well patients take their medicines.
- Please hung up and try again. // Advocate;11/17/92, Issue 616, p10
Reports that a research study conducted by Stephen Gluckman of the Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey has found that the accuracy of advice handed out to callers of AIDS hot lines in the U.S. varies greatly.
- Call it quits. // Overdrive;Oct2011, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p14
The article offers a tip on how to quit tobacco use by calling the phone counseling hotline 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
- Rx positioned to have dramatic impact on patient health. // Chain Drug Review;10/24/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p58
The article offers information on the role of pharmacists in improving patient's health through various services including vaccinations, patient screening and treatment adherence.
- Brief Therapy and Walk-In Counseling: When One Hour May Be All You Have. Schoener, Gary // Minnesota Psychologist;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p27
The article focuses on Walk-In Counseling Center of Milwaukee in Wisconsin. It mentions that the center had developed affiliations with hotlines and runaway houses. It discusses the significant role of a walk-in service in the community, adding the existence of various arguments for having...