Compliance issues with the geriatric population: complexity with aging.

S. De Geest, W. von Renteln-Kruse, E. Steeman, S. Degraeve, Ivo L Abraham

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Abstract

Nonadherence with the prescribed treatment regimen is a major issue in health care. This article focuses specifically on adherence issues in the geriatric population. The strengths and weaknesses of measurement methods to assess nonadherence with medication regimens are discussed. Determinants of noncompliance with special emphasis on risk factors for geriatric patients are described. Finally, an overview of preventative and restorative compliance interventions is given.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-480
Number of pages14
JournalNursing Clinics of North America
Volume33
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1998
Externally publishedYes

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Geriatrics
Compliance
Medication Adherence
Population
Delivery of Health Care
Therapeutics

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De Geest, S., von Renteln-Kruse, W., Steeman, E., Degraeve, S., & Abraham, I. L. (1998). Compliance issues with the geriatric population: complexity with aging. Nursing Clinics of North America, 33(3), 467-480.

Compliance issues with the geriatric population : complexity with aging. / De Geest, S.; von Renteln-Kruse, W.; Steeman, E.; Degraeve, S.; Abraham, Ivo L.

In: Nursing Clinics of North America, Vol. 33, No. 3, 09.1998, p. 467-480.

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De Geest, S, von Renteln-Kruse, W, Steeman, E, Degraeve, S & Abraham, IL 1998, 'Compliance issues with the geriatric population: complexity with aging.', Nursing Clinics of North America, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 467-480.
De Geest S, von Renteln-Kruse W, Steeman E, Degraeve S, Abraham IL. Compliance issues with the geriatric population: complexity with aging. Nursing Clinics of North America. 1998 Sep;33(3):467-480.
De Geest, S. ; von Renteln-Kruse, W. ; Steeman, E. ; Degraeve, S. ; Abraham, Ivo L. / Compliance issues with the geriatric population : complexity with aging. In: Nursing Clinics of North America. 1998 ; Vol. 33, No. 3. pp. 467-480.
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