Effects of visual instruction to the level of compliance to medication regimen of the elderlies
Date of Completion
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Aged, Medication, Medication Adherence, Audiovisual Aids
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.
Darvin, M., & Mata, A. M. (1997). Effects of visual instruction to the level of compliance to medication regimen of the elderlies. [Bachelor's thesis, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute]. GreenPrints. https://greenprints.dlshsi.edu.ph/bsn/346/