Improving compliance through dosing aids

Dr Henk-Frans Kwint is A Care Community Pharmacist at Stevenshof Pharmacy affiliated with the SIR Institute for Pharmacy Practice and Policy.dosing aids1

A recent Dutch study on older patients receiving their drugs via a sophisticated dosing aid, called multidose drug dispensing, has shown a higher self-reported medication adherence compared to patients receiving manually-dispensed drugs, despite a lower knowledge and lower cognitive function among patients receiving these dosing aids. The research is published in Age and Ageing. Continue reading