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Improving medication adherence and health outcomes in older adults: An evidence-based review of randomized controlled trials



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  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2016
  • Year Published
    2017
  • Quality Rating
    5/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (5); UK (England) (3); Australia (1); Canada (1); Denmark (1); Hong Kong (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (5); UK (England) (3); Australia (1); Canada (1); Denmark (1); Hong Kong (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    Where care is provided
    Outreach
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Behaviour change support
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Technologies
    Drugs
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Home care
Publication details
  • Citation
    Marcum ZA, Hanlon JT, Murray MD. Improving medication adherence and health outcomes in older adults: An evidence-based review of randomized controlled trials. Drugs Aging. 2017;34(3):191-201.
  • DOI
    10.1007/s40266-016-0433-7

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