Optimisation of secondary prevention of stroke: a qualitative study of stroke patients' beliefs, concerns and difficulties with their medicines

Caroline Souter, Anne Kinnear, Moira Kinnear, Gillian Mead

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The objectives of this study are to explore stroke patients' and carers' beliefs and concerns about medicines and identify the barriers to medication adherence for secondary stroke prevention.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Pharmacy Practice
Publication statusPublished - 10 Mar 2014


  • secondary prevention of stroke
  • beliefs and concerns
  • medication taking behaviour
  • pharmacist
  • qualitative study
  • optimisation
  • medicines
  • concerns
  • difficulties

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