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- Diabetes patients to be prescribed information. // GP: General Practitioner;10/27/2006, p10
The article reports that according to some medical experts, diabetic patients should be prescribed with information as well as medicine. According to Igeneral practitioner Eugene Hughes, a lot of information is needed by diabetic patients at the time of diagnosis whereas right information is not...
- Factors Predicting Medication Adherence among Cardiovascular Patients in a Primary Care Setting. Tantikosoom, Pachanat; Aungsuroch, Yupin; Jitpanya, Chanokporn // Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research;Oct-Dec2011, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p248
Adherence to prescribed medications, among individuals with cardiovascular disease, has long been considered important in terms of disease management, mortality reduction and achievement of optimal health. However, in Thailand, minimal research in this area of concern has been undertaken. Thus,...
- Diabetes prescriptions top 40 million in England after 50% rise in six years. // Podiatry Now;Oct2012, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p10
The article looks at how diabetes prescriptions topped 40 million in England after a 50% rise in six years. A report showed that one of the main reasons is that more people are being diagnosed with diabetes which now stands at 2.5 million and expected to reach 4.2 million by 2025.
- Antihypertensive drugs for elderly patients: a cross-sectional study. Ka Keat Lim; Sivasampu, Sheamini; Ee Ming Khoo // Singapore Medical Journal;May2015, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p291
INTRODUCTION As the population ages, the prevalence of hypertension also increases. Although primary care is usually the patient's first point of contact for healthcare, little is known about the management of hypertension among elderly patients at the primary care level. This study aimed to...
- Pfizer's UK warning. // Pharmaceutical Technology Europe;Jan2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p8
The article reports that a public warning to men has been released by Pfizer regarding counterfeit drugs on the Internet. According to a report by the pharmaceutical company titled "Cracking Counterfeit," one in every ten men in Great Britain bought prescription-only medicine from the Internet....
- News Briefs. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/1/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p410
Presents news briefs pertaining to medical care in the United States as of March 1, 2002. American Diabetes Association's release of position statements on the treatment of hypertension; Computerized prescriber-order entry system in urban hospitals.
- Higher Co-Payments Discourage Patients With Newly Diagnosed Chronic Illnesses From Starting Drug Treatment, Study Finds. // Ascribe Newswire: Health;4/28/2009, p3
The article discusses a new RAND Corp. study which found that patients newly diagnosed with hypertension, diabetes or high cholesterol are more likely to delay initiating recommended drug treatment if they face higher co-payments for medications. The study, published in the April 27, 2009...
- Formulation and Evaluation of Bilayered Tablets of Ibuprofen and Methocarbamol. Remya, P. N.; Damodharan, N.; Kumar C., Sulakshan // International Journal of PharmTech Research;Apr2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p1250
The aim of present work was to develop a robust formulation of Bi-layer tablets of Ibuprofen and methocarbamol using povidone k-30 as binder. The basic aim of any Bi-layer tablet formulation is to separate physically or chemically incompatible ingredients and to produce repeat action or...
- A patient's perspective. // Primary Health Care;Mar2012, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p8
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of benefiting from the repeat prescription system.