ETHIOPIAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH DEVELOPMENT, vol.34, no.2, pp.90-96, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)
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ETHIOPIAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH DEVELOPMENT
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Health literacy, medication adherence, older patients, chronic disease, dyspnea, BEHAVIORS, ASTHMA
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Background: Medication adherence is a key factor in the therapy of chronic diseases in older people. It is important to investigate the effect of health literacy on medication adherence in this patient population. Health literacy can be summarized as an individual's ability to understand and interpret the provided medical information and to behave appropriately based on this information.