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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1979 July; 29(204): 399, 402-404.
PMCID: PMC2159242

Improving drug compliance in general practice


Patients of all ages make serious mistakes with their medicines, especially if several are prescribed at once.

Taking medicines involves a great deal of physical and mental work. The best way to help patients take medicines accurately is to reduce this work by packing together all tablets taken at the same time of day. Many elderly patients have relatives who could pack their medicines in this manner.

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