A PROSPECTIVE CASE CONTROL STUDY ON IMPACT OF PATIENT COUNSELLING BY CLINICAL PHARMACIST IN IMPROVING MEDICATION ADHERENCE IN PATIENTS WITH CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT AT A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL
Drisya Viswam*, Lydia B. Peters and Nikhila K.V.
Stroke is the third most health challenge in the world. A hospital based prospective case control study was done at a tertiary care hospital over a period of six month to analyse the impact of patient counselling in improving medication adherence of the stroke patients. It was found to be improved after patient education about drugs. The pharmacist play an essential role in improving medication adherence and reducing the incidence of various complications and recurrent stroke.
Keywords: Stroke, medication adherence, complications, prospective.
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