A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF ELDERS' VIEWS ON MEDICINE USAGE


ÖZÇAKAR N., KARTAL M., Hatipoglu S., Limnili G.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.18, no.3, pp.205-210, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.205-210
  • Keywords: Elderly, Use of medication, Medication experience, MEDICATION, POLYPHARMACY, ADHERENCE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Within many studies little attention has been paid to elders' ideas about medicines. This qualitative study set out to explore the experiences of elderly requiring chronic treatment.