3 September 2020

In the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy Charlotte Bekker showed that patients attending Dutch outpatient clinics have needs for extensive medication information, which should be tailored to their individual needs. Patients often face unmet needs because they receive less information than what they consider
important. Four main quality prerequisites regarding medication information should be met according to patients, which included assessible, comprehensive, reliable, and understandable. Patients perceive current medication information of unsatisfactorily quality.

Information needs and patient perceptions of the quality of medication information available in hospitals: a mixed method study
Charlotte L Bekker, Shaghayegh Mohsenian Naghani, Stephanie Natsch, Naomi S Wartenberg, Bart J F van den Bemt


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