volume 13, issue 6, Pe0197482 2018
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197482
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Abstract: BackgroundPatients’ knowledge about their prescribed medicines is one of the most important antecedents of successful therapy. Poor knowledge about medicines can lead to serious consequences such as non-adherence and misunderstanding of the significance of adverse events. The objective of this study is to understand the factors that are responsible for a patients’ lack of knowledge regarding their medicines, by taking the perspective of the patient as well as that of healthcare professionals. Much of the work …

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