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A computerised prescribing decision support system to improve patient adherence with prescribing. A randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Medication adherence is often suboptimal and this leads to poorer health outcomes. METHODS: PARTICIPANTS: 179 adult patients taking three or more, long term medications in one academic general practice in Brisbane, Queensland. DESIGN: Unblinded, factorial, randomised controlled trial of computer generated consumer product information, computer generated medication timetable, both, or usual care. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: We derived adherence to medication by measuring the relative ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
Role:
Author
Journal:
Australian family physician
Volume:
32
Issue:
8
Pages:
667-671
Publication date:
2003-08-05
ISSN:
0300-8495
URN:
uuid:41bdc039-0114-42b1-91de-27f1e4e3c1f4
Source identifiers:
215600
Local pid:
pubs:215600

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