Title

Effects of visual instruction to the level of compliance to medication regimen of the elderlies

Date of Completion

1997

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Aged, Medication, Medication Adherence, Audiovisual Aids

Abstract

This study utilized a quasi-experimental method. A total of 30 elderlies were the subject of the study and chosen using purposive sampling. The researchers interviewed the elderlies using a questionnaire. A rating scale was utilized to measure the level of compliance. Data was analyzed using mean, t-test, f-test and Duncan’s Multiple Range Test (DMRT). The study concluded that, 1) There was a significant difference in the level of compliance of elderlies when given visual instruction when grouped according to age. There was no significant difference in terms of sex, companion in the house, type of disease and length of time taking the medication; 2) There was no significant difference in the level of compliance in the control group in terms of age, sex, companion in the house, type of disease and length of time taking the medication.

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS