Monday May 07, 2018
One simple question can uncover medication nonadherence
Asking patients “How often do you miss taking your medication?” is an effective way to identify issues with medication adherence. As Paul Sud, MD, of Flint, Mich., writes in a Practice Pearl, it uncovers nonadherence “without shaming the patient. It also allows for a nonconfrontational and nonjudgmental conversation about patient compliance and barriers to adherence. Furthermore, it acknowledges human error. With these issues out in the open, my patients and I can then work together to generate personalized solutions.”
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Posted at 08:00AM May 07, 2018 by FPM Editors