Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- The Brief Medication Questionnaire: a tool for screening patient adherence and barriers to adherenceB L Svarstad
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 425 No Charter St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Patient Educ Couns 37:113-24. 1999..The BMQ appears more sensitive than existing tools and may be useful in identifying and diagnosing adherence problems...
- Patient counseling provided in community pharmacies: effects of state regulation, pharmacist age, and busynessBonnie L Svarstad
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison 53705, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:22-9. 2004....
- Variations in the treatment culture of nursing homes and responses to regulations to reduce drug useB L Svarstad
Social and Administrative Sciences Division, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 425 North Charter Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Psychiatr Serv 52:666-72. 2001..The authors also predicted greater reductions in drug use in facilities with a less severe case mix and better capacity for change...
- Using drug claims data to assess the relationship of medication adherence with hospitalization and costsB L Svarstad
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53706, USA
Psychiatr Serv 52:805-11. 2001..This naturalistic study used claims data to examine the relationship of medication nonadherence to hospital use and costs among severely mentally ill clients in Wisconsin...
- Effects of residents' depression, sleep, and demand for medication on benzodiazepine use in nursing homesBonnie L Svarstad
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
Psychiatr Serv 53:1159-65. 2002..This study sought to identify risk factors associated with the prescription and use of benzodiazepines in nursing homes and to assess the prevalence and determinants of demand for benzodiazepines among nursing home residents...
- Evaluation of written prescription information provided in community pharmacies: a study in eight statesBonnie L Svarstad
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 43:383-93. 2003....
- Measuring adherence in community pharmacies: opportunities and challengesBonnie L Svarstad
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:127-9. 2005
- Expert and consumer evaluation of patient medication leaflets provided in U.S. pharmaciesBonnie L Svarstad
School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, 777 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:443-51. 2005..Evaluate the distribution and quality of patient medication leaflets provided in U.S. pharmacies...
- The Team Education and Adherence Monitoring (TEAM) trial: pharmacy interventions to improve hypertension control in blacksBonnie L Svarstad
Social and Administrative Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wis 53705, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:264-71. 2009..Involving pharmacists is a potentially powerful means of improving BP control in blacks. Pharmacists are in an excellent position to monitor patients between clinic visits and to provide useful information to patients and physicians...
- Pharmacist telemonitoring of antidepressant use: effects on pharmacist-patient collaborationNathaniel M Rickles
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, 206 Mugar Life Sciences Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 45:344-53. 2005..To explore the impact of telephone-based education and monitoring by community pharmacists on multiple outcomes of pharmacist-patient collaboration...
- Effects of pharmacist monitoring on patient satisfaction with antidepressant medication therapyDara C Bultman
Medical Education Institute, Madison, Wis, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:36-43. 2002..To examine the effects of pharmacist monitoring on patient satisfaction with and adherence to antidepressant medication therapy...
- Improving patient feedback about and outcomes with antidepressant treatment: a study in eight community pharmaciesNathaniel M Rickles
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, 206 Mugar Life Sciences Building, Boston, MA 02446, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 46:25-32. 2006....
- Relationships between multiple self-reported nonadherence measures and pharmacy recordsNathaniel M Rickles
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, 206 Mugar Life Sciences Building, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Res Social Adm Pharm 3:363-77. 2007..Measuring nonadherence presents a number of methodological conundrums. Pharmacists and other health practitioners might benefit from a simple tool for measuring adherence that correlates well with other, more systematic methods...
- Using alternative methodologies for evaluating patient medication leafletsInes Krass
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, 2006, NSW, Sydney, Australia
Patient Educ Couns 47:29-35. 2002..In conclusion, we confirmed the importance of design characteristics in the production of written medication information and have also developed and validated two easy-to-use tools for the assessment of written medication information...
- Nurse-physician communication and quality of drug use in Swedish nursing homesIngrid K Schmidt
Medicines Unit, Socialstrelsen, National Board of Health Welfare, Stockholm, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 54:1767-77. 2002..Future efforts to improve the quality of drug use in long term facilities should consider ways of improving communication skills and communication routines among health care professionals...
- Challenges to the use of nonpharmacologic interventions in nursing homesMarisue Cody
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72114, USA
Psychiatr Serv 53:1402-6. 2002..Also, external barriers related to the regulatory, legal, and economic sectors are discussed. The authors offer recommendations for overcoming these barriers...
- A Team Model of Hypertension Care in African AmericansBonnie Svarstad; Fiscal Year: 2008..The study is unique because it tests relatively simple and low cost interventions in the community pharmacy, an environment which is one of the most readily accessible components of the health care system. ..