Chapter 6. Concordance with Medication and Older People

  1. Dr Maggi Banning
  1. Maggi Banning

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692264.ch6

Medication Management in Care of Older People

Medication Management in Care of Older People

How to Cite

Banning, M. (2007) Concordance with Medication and Older People, in Medication Management in Care of Older People (ed M. Banning), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692264.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151740

Online ISBN: 9780470692264

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Keywords:

  • medication;
  • older people;
  • concordance;
  • health-belief;
  • drug reactions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Difficulties in Establishing a Rationale

  • Characteristics of the Non-Concordant Individual

  • Psychological Theory

  • Medication-Related Issues that Underpin Non-Concordance

  • Promoting Concordance with Medication Regimens

  • Patient Self-Medication Schemes

  • The Prescriber's Role in the Augmentation of Concordance with Medication for Older People

  • The art of teaching

  • Barriers to teaching

  • Conclusion