Medication adherence in combat veterans with traumatic brain injury
- Thrifty White helps make adherence easier. // Chain Drug Review;9/10/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 15, p2
The article offers brief information on the Rx Timer Cap, a vial cap with stopwatch that ensures patient's medication adherence, from Thrifty White Pharmacy in Minnesota.
- MWV introduces Shellpak Renew with OptilockT technology, the smallest F=1 child-resistant adherence package on the market. // Popular Plastics & Packaging;Sep2013, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p52
The article offers a preview of packaging specialist MeadWestvaco Corp.'s Shellpak Renew medication adherence package with OptilockT technology.
- Guest Editorial. Temporo-spacial prompting for persons with cognitive impairment using smart wrist-worn interface. Kearns, William; Jasiewicz, Jan M.; Fozard, James L.; Webster, Paul; Scott, Steven; Craighead, Jeffrey; Bowen, Mary E.; McCarthy, Joseph // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;2013, Vol. 50 Issue 10, pvii
The authors reflect on the development of a smartwatch called Ubiwatch that was designed to enhance the Smart Home at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Tampa, Florida which uses advanced tracking technology to help patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Topics discussed...
- Tags have dedication for daily medication. KNIGHT, HELEN // Engineer (00137758);Nov2015, Vol. 296 Issue 7869, p14
The article reports that plastic displays systems developer Folium Optics has developed the My Health Tags device which tells patients when it is time to take their medications.
- A Pill That Tells When It's Taken. Boyle, Rebecca // Popular Science;Dec2012, Vol. 281 Issue 6, p74
The article discusses the Proteus Digital Health Feedback System, a pill which includes a small computer chip that sends radio notifications when it is taken by a patient developed by the doctors George Savage and Andrew Thompson. The invention's potential for improving patient adherence and...
- Product Briefs. // Medical Device Daily;6/27/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 123, p6
The article offers brief information on several medical devices and procedures including Non-Invasive Vagal Nerve Stimulation (nVNS) from electoCore, the Maestro Rechargeable System's VBLOC vagal blocking therapy as an obesity treatment from EnterMedics, and the Medication Reminders feature...
- Medication Non-Adherence Among Elderly Patients Newly Discharged and Receiving Polypharmacy. Pasina, L.; Brucato, A.; Falcone, C.; Cucchi, E.; Bresciani, A.; Sottocorno, M.; Taddei, G.; Casati, M.; Franchi, C.; Djade, C.; Nobili, A. // Drugs & Aging;Apr2014, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p283
Background: Poor adherence may have a major impact on clinical outcome, contributing to substantial worsening of disease, increased health care costs and even death. With increasing numbers of medications, low adherence is a growing concern, seriously undermining the benefits of current medical...
- Electronic reminding technology for cognitive impairment. Mason, Sarah; Craig, David; O'Neill, Sonia; Donnelly, Mark; Nugent, Chris // British Journal of Nursing;7/28/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p855
Demographic changes highlight the need to address disabilities associated with the costly morbidities of old age, such as dementia. Memory impairment associated with dementia represents a significant challenge for many older people. Difficulties occur in carrying out activities in their entirety...
- E-HEALTH INTERVENTIONS FOR DEPRESSION, ANXIETY DISORDER, DEMENTIA, AND OTHER DISORDERS IN OLDER ADULTS: A REVIEW. Preschl, Barbara; Wagner, Birgit; Forstmeier, Simon; Maercker, Andreas // Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation (JCR);Fall2011, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p371
E-health interventions targeting older adults seem to be a promising approach in domains including depression, anxiety disorder, and dementia - three of the most prevalent mental disorders in old age. further, these technical innovations (e.g., ambient-assisted living and smart homes, game-based...