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An insight into more factors affecting adherence to medications in the elderly

Authors Tariq SM, Hasan M, Ali Haider S

Received 25 January 2018

Accepted for publication 10 February 2018

Published 16 April 2018 Volume 2018:12 Pages 567—568

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S163794

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Johnny Chen


Syed Maaz Tariq, Mohammad Hasan, Syed Ali Haider

Department of MBBS, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan

We read the article “Medication adherence and beliefs about medication in elderly patients living alone with chronic diseases” by Park et al1 thoroughly. They were right in stating that identification of barriers to patient adherence to a medication holds vital importance, and despite a proper plan devised by the physician, if the patient does not adhere to medication, management of a chronic illness can prove to be challenging.1
 
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